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John Amos Comenius

Laurie, Simon Somerville

John Amos Comenius

bishop of the Moravians, his life and educational works

by Laurie, Simon Somerville

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Published by C. W. Bardeen in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comenius, Johann Amos, -- 1592-1670,
  • Comenius, Johann Amos, -- 1592-1670 -- Bibliography.,
  • Education -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography of the educational works of Comenius: p. 227-260.

    Statementby S. S. Laurie.
    GenreBibliography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16620057M
    LC Control Number10001555

    John Amos Comenius, a seventeenth-century theologian and reformer, had so great an influence on Western schooling that he has been called the father of modern education. To this day he remains one of the most influential and fascinating thinkers in the history of education. Our fourth book in the Giants in the History of Education series John Amos Comenius, a seventeenth-century theologian and reformer, had so great an influence on Western schooling that he has been called the father of modern education. To this day he remains one of the most influential and fascinating thinkers in the hi.

    John Amos Comenius Moravian bishop, throughout his life he tried to improve the ways students were taught. His first success was a beginning Latin textbook, Janua Linguarum Reserata ("The Gate of Languages Unlocked"), published in He produced the first children's picture book, Orbis Pictus The World Illustrated, published in Both these books became . published in , written by John Amos Comenius in Moravia, which book is considered to be the first children's picture book? Orbis Pictus Dr. Seuss, was one of the most popular authors of books for children.

    In English, the best biography of Comenius is Matthew Spinka, John Amos Comenius: That Incomparable Moravian (). The earliest biography is S. S. Laurie, John Amos Comenius, Bishop of the Moravians: His Life and Educational Works (; new ed. ). Otakar Odloziik wrote a brief biographical sketch, Jan Amos Komensky (). The great didactic of John Amos Comenius translated into English and edited with biographical, historical and critical introductions by M.W. Keatinge. Volume: v.2 () (Reprint) Comenius, Johann Amos,


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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Great Didactic of John Amos Comenius; This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional John Amos Comenius book such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process/5.

John Amos Comenius, The Way of Light, translated by E. Campagnac (The University Press of Liverpool, printed by Hodder & Stoughton (London), ).

In Via Lucis, vestigata et vestiganda [“The Way of Light,” written in but not published until ], John Amos Comenius proposed to a group of scholars on its way toward becoming the Royal. Comenius, John Amos () John Amos Comenius (Komensky) was a seventeenth-century religious leader, teacher, scholar, and author.

His writings on education anticipated themes evident in the work of Johann Pestalozzi and Friedrich Froebel in the nineteenth century, stressing the importance of early learning and the need to match pedagogy.

Comenius wrote that he was “encouraged beyond expectation” by the book’s reception. Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition John Amos Comenius book your subscription.

Subscribe today. John Amos Comenius The great bronze statue of John Amos Comenius () on Moravian's campus depicts him as a fierce old man. It may reflect Comenius's reaction to being driven from one home after another by religious wars and persecution, watching his first wife and their two children die under refugee conditions, and being continually misled by false hopes of.

Comenius’s book was a hit across Europe and was translated into several other languages. This English edition, translated by Charles Hoole, was published in Despite the book being incredibly popular, few copies have survived. In the mid 17th-century John Comenius published what many consider to be the first picture book dedicated to the education of young children, Orbis Sensualium Pictus - or The World of Things Obvious to the Senses drawn in Pictures, as it was rendered in English.

Charles McNamara explores how, contrary to Comenius' assertions, the book can be seen to be as. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of John Amos Comenius books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. John Amos Comenius: A Visionary Reformer of Schools Paperback – September 1, by David I. Smith (Author)Author: David I. Smith. In other words, its author, Czech-born school reformer John Comenius, accomplishes that still-rare feat of writing not down to children, but straight at them — albeit in Latin.

The Orbis holds not just the status of the first children's book, but the first megahit in children's publishing, receiving translations in a great many languages and. Comenius, Johann Amos, The history of the Bohemian persecution from the beginning of their conversion to Christianity in the year to the yearFerdinand the 2.

of Austria, reigning, in which the unheard of secrets of policy, counsells, arts, and dreadfull judgements are exhibited. John Amos Comenius, Portrait by Rembrandt. Biographical note. a concept eventually set forth in his book Didactica Magna. He is considered the father of modern education.

His Orbis Pictus is the earliest known picture book written specifically for children. Jan Amos Komenský (also Johann Amos Comenius, John Amos Comenius, Iohannes Amos Comenius) was a Czech teacher, educator and writer.

He served as the last bishop of Unity of the Brethren and became a religious refugee and one of the earliest champions of universal education, a concept eventually set forth in his book Didactica Magna/5. Orbis Pictus, or Orbis Sensualium Pictus, is a textbook for children written by Czech educator John Amos Comenius and published in It was the first widely used children textbook with pictures, published first in Latin and German and later republished in many European languages.

The revolutionary book quickly spread around Europe and became the defining children's. Panorthosia (Universal Reform) is the essential theme of John Amos Comenius's famous Consultation on the Reform of Human Affairs, and chapters represent its climax.

In this volume is presented the first English translation of this major work of Comenius, which was lost from about until when the Latin scholars of Czechoslovakia. Comenius wrote Didactica Magna (The Great Didactic), published inwhich laid out his educational ideas.

He also wrote a textbook, Janua Linguarum Reserata (The Gate of Tongues Unlocked), which compared Latin and Czech and identified learning words with things. Comenius wrote books in his lifetime.

The noted allegory by Comenius, The Labyrinth of the World has often been compared to Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress.

The Labyrinth was written inwhile Comenius was in hiding, and this was five years before John Bunyan was born. His book Janua linguarum reserata (; The Gate of Languages Unlocked) revolutionized the teaching of Latin and helped establish his reputation throughout Europe as an educational reformer.

Elected a bishop of his church inComenius expressed his great interest in Christian unity and was conspicuous in the 17th century for his ecumenical beliefs. John Amos Comenius on education by Comenius, Johann Amos and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

John Amos Comenius was a Czech educator, philosopher, and writer. He served as the last bishop of the Unity of the Brethren before becoming a religious refugee and one of the earliest champions of universal education.

As an educator and theologian, he led schools and advised governments across Protestant Europe through the middle of the seventeenth century.Comenius' book, The Labyrinth of the World and the Paradise of the Heart, published aroundis first and foremost an allegory, using imagery and devices popular in allegorical writing in Comenius' day.

In the book, he presents the world as "a town" and all its inhabitants as its "dwellers," all who have lost their way in different labyrinths of their own making. The great didactic of John Amos Comenius; Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: