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[kuh-mee-nee-uh s]
  1. John AmosJan Amos Komenský, 1592–1670, Moravian educational reformer and bishop.
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Historical Examples of comenius

  • The whole land, said Comenius, was now in a state of disorder.

    History of the Moravian Church

    J. E. Hutton

  • No longer, said Comenius, did men in Bohemia call things by their right names.

  • For mothers Comenius wrote a book, entitled the "School of Infancy."

  • Comenius's Grammar was hailed with delight, as a boon and a blessing to men.

  • They produced in Comenius the great pioneer of modern education.

British Dictionary definitions for comenius


  1. John Amos, Czech name Jan Amos Komensky. 1592–1670, Czech educational reformer
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