John Amos Comenius


John Amos Comenius
n. Comenius, Jan Amos Komensky (1592-1670), Moravian religious leader and teacher

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  • John Amos Comenius — Komensky redirects here. For the town in Wisconsin, US, see Komensky, Wisconsin. John Amos Comenius Born March 28, 1592(1592 03 28) Moravia …   Wikipedia

  • John Amos Comenius — noun Czech educational reformer (1592 1670) • Syn: ↑Comenius, ↑Jan Amos Komensky • Instance Hypernyms: ↑educator, ↑pedagogue, ↑pedagog …   Useful english dictionary

  • Comenius, John Amos — (Jan Amos Komensky) ( 1592 1670 )    educator and Moravian Church leader    John Comenius was born in 1592 in Nivnice, Moravia, in what is now the Czech Republic. He studied theology at Herborn and Heidelberg and became pastor of the Protestant… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Comenius, John Amos — Czech Jan Amos Komenský born March 28, 1592, Nivnice, Moravia died Nov. 15, 1670, Amsterdam, Neth. Czech educational reformer and religious leader. He favoured the learning of Latin to facilitate the study of European culture but emphasized… …   Universalium

  • Comenius,John Amos — Co·me·ni·us (kə mēʹnē əs), John Amos. 1592 1670. Moravian theologian and educational reformer, noted for his pioneering textbooks and his humanist view that divine majesty is exalted and not threatened by science. * * * …   Universalium

  • Comenius, John Amos — checo Jan Amos Komenský (28 mar. 1592, Nivnice, Moravia–15 nov. 1670, Amsterdam, Países Bajos). Reformador educacional y líder religioso de nacionalidad checa. Apoyó el aprendizaje del latín para facilitar el estudio de la cultura europea, pero… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • COMENIUS, JOHN AMOS —    a Moravian educational reformer, particularly as regards the acquisition of languages in their connection with the things they denote; his two most famous books are his Janua Linguarum and his Orbis Sensualium Pictus ; his principle at bottom… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Jan Amos Comenius — Dieser Artikel beschreibt den Philosophen Comenius, für weitere Bedeutungen, siehe Comenius (Begriffsklärung). Johann Amos Comenius Johann Amos Comenius, manchmal auch Komenius, eigentlich tschechisch Jan Ámos Komenský (* 28. März 1592 in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Johann Amos Comenius — Johann Amos Comenius, manchmal auch Komenius, eigentlich tschechisch Jan Ámos Komenský (* 28. März 1592 in Südostmähren (?); † 15. November 1670 in Amsterdam) war ein Philosoph, Theologe und Pädagoge sowie Bischof de …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Amos — Gender Male Language(s) Hebrew Origin Meaning carried Amos (Hebrew: עָמוֹס‎) may refer to …   Wikipedia