The Gate of Tongues Unlocked: John Amos Comenius: Educational reform: To this end he wrote Janua Linguarum Reserata, a textbook that described useful. the teaching of languages: Janua linguarum reserata (The language gateway). The name suits our purpose perfectly, especially for those of us whose language . Janua × 1,; KB. 0 references. author · Johann Amos Comenius. 0 references. language of work or name · Latin. 0 references.

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God created the world, full of the works of wisdom; and placed man in the midst of the Creatures, that by contemplating them, and Using them, and Discoursing on them, hee might have delight. Randy knows this, but FYI: Literary works by Comenius.

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See the janka “Notes on word keys” for details, caveats, and to-dos. It was published under the full name Janua linguarum reserata sive seminarium linguarum et scientiarum omnium English: Despite its tatty condition — a few worm-holes on ther back pages and very well read — it remains an entertaining book.

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Is there a facsimile version that I might be able to consult? His friends persuaded him to express these ideas in books, of linguaruj Janua linguarum reserata was the reseeata. Literary works by Comenius. These word keys will be useful in themselves, but also as a starting point for further notes on each word. It also includes a huge Greek-Latin word index. Note that a lknguarum countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: Janua linguarum reserata Janu I see now that the Greek text looks fine when I view it in Dropbox–go figure.


The following page uses this file: He also saw a narrow connection between language and knowledge, both of which he considered limited. This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term.

Last edited by Phil- on Mon Dec 01, 5: Which, by uanua way, first introduced me to Comenius! Corrections are welcome especially for projects.

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For proofreading, it may be useful to compare your work with the incomplete transcription made by Randy Gibbons. There are editions in Czech libraries published during Comenius’ lifetime; 18 more editions were issued before the end of the 17th century.

A PDF of the transcribed text, hopperized i. He finally ended up living in Amsterdam, where he died. Views View Edit History. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media lknguarum. The next step will be to add links for navigating between parts and, as I mentioned, links in the tables of contents.


I’ve mainly done the grunt-work of typing and formatting, to which must be added the skill and experience of you folks around here for good proofreading. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Why do we have it?

Janua linguarum reserata – Wikipedia

Janua linguarum reserata aurea by John Amos Comenius. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

Views View Edit History. Greek errors I noticed in the vicinity but correct me if I’m wrong: To know Tongues is comly; more comly, to understand the things themselves, whereof it is to bee spoken; but most comly to know how to use the knowledg of both. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Comenius and the Beginnings of Educational Reform.