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Comenius, Johann Amos 1592-1670

Works: 4,442 works in 9,374 publications in 14 languages and 47,366 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Conversation and phrase books  Conference proceedings  Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Subject Headings: Educators 
Roles: Honoree, Dedicatee, Editor, Librettist, Other, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Correspondent, Cartographer, Recipient, Creator, Lyricist, Composer, Contributor, Adapter
Classifications: LB475.C6, 370.1
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The labyrinth of the world and the paradise of the heart by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
51 editions published between 1901 and 2008 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The study of Protestant spirituality in the early modern period has generally focused on Puritans and Pietists. The tradition of the Slavic Reformation that culminated with John Amos Comenius (1592-1670) has been largely ignored. This volume seeks to redress this imbalance by introducing Comenius's neglected masterpiece, The Labyrinth of the World, to a broader audience." "Though better known as the father of modern education, Comenius was a pastor and spiritual leader of the Bohemian Brethren (Unitas Fratrum), a Czech Protestant group inspired by the Hussite movement of the fifteenth century. The Labyrinth, an allegory of the spiritual journey in the style of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, represents the culmination of his literary accomplishments. The work was written against the backdrop of the calamitous Thirty Years' War and Comenius's profound personal sufferings. His satirical castigation of the world's false ambitions and values is paralleled by a deep yearning for understanding and experience of life with God." "The work comprises two parts. The first introduces a pilgrim in search of a profession. Escorted by a series of guides who lead him through the maze of life's occupations, he visits tradesmen, scholars, clergy, rulers and various other classes of society. Disillusioned by the petty rivalries and deception that mark every vocation he explores, the pilgrim ultimately despairs of the vanity and emptiness of human existence. In the second part of the text the pilgrim turns inward, where he finds "the paradise of the heart." After encountering Christ, he is led on a spiritual journey among those who have found the true meaning of life in relationship with God."--BOOK JACKET
The Orbis pictus of John Amos Comenius by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
190 editions published between 1658 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great didactic of John Amos Comenius by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
33 editions published between 1896 and 2005 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Panorthosia or Universal Reform, chapters 19 to 26 by Johann Amos Comenius ( )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Amos Comenius on education by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
8 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comenius by John Edward Sadler ( Book )
12 editions published between 1882 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Janua linguarum trilinguis, sive, Johannis-Amos-Comenii janua linguarum novissime ab ipso authore recognita, aucta, emendata : adjunctis metaphrasi Graeca et Anglicana versione by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
23 editions published between 1662 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The school of infancy by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
4 editions published in 1956 in English and German and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analytical didactic by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
16 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grosse Didaktik by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
62 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joannis Amos Comenii Janua linguarum cum versione Angleana by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
19 editions published between 1665 and 1670 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The angel of peace by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
6 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
5 editions published in 1957 in English and French and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grosse Unterrichtslehre Mit dem bedeutungsvollsten pädagog. Schrifttum u. Probeseiten aus d. Orbis pictus by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
68 editions published between 1871 and 1947 in German and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reformation of schooles, 1642 by Johann Amos Comenius ( Book )
11 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Panorthosia, or, Universal reform, chapters 19-26 by Johann Amos Comenius ( )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Comeni, J. Amos 1592-1670
Comenii, J. A. 1592-1670
Comenii, Johannis Amos 1592-1670
Comenio 1592-1670
Comenio , Amos
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Comènio, J. A.
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Neufeld, Ulrich von 1592-1670
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