Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Chlumčany
Plzeňský kraj

Komenského 154
(Základní škola)

Josef Jungmann a Jan Amos Komenský

Josef Jungmann and John Amos Comenius

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Chlumčany /  Josef Jungmann a Jan Amos Komenský

Description

Two stone busts in niches in the north and south wing of the school.

Chlumčany - Josef Jungmann a Jan Amos Komenský
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Chlumčany - Josef Jungmann a Jan Amos Komenský
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  1. j.a. komenský
    Comenius (Latin: John Amos Comenius) (SE Moravia 1592 - Amsterdam 1670), Moravian teacher, educator, philosopher and writer (Wikipedia).
  2. jos. jungmann
    Josef Jungmann (Hudlice, near Beroun 1773 - Prague 1847)
    Bohemian poet and linguist, and a leading figure of the Czech National Revival (Wikipedia).

Under the niches reliefs showing open books with the text:

Comenius
Chlumčany - Josef Jungmann a Jan Amos Komenský české
ditĕ
patři
 
do
české
školy
 
A Czech
child
belongs
 
on
a Czech
school
 
Jungmann
Chlumčany - Josef Jungmann a Jan Amos Komenský český
otec
česká
máti
učili
mne
jazyk
znáti
Czech
father
Czech
mother
taught
me
language
knowledge

Sculptor

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Location N 49°37'52" E 13°18'31"

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