Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Kunvald
Pardubický kraj

Road 31911

Jan Amos Komenský

John Amos Comenius

(SE Moravia 1592 - Amsterdam 1670)
Moravian teacher, educator, philosopher and writer
(Wikipedia)
Josef Strachovsky & O. Fiedler
1910

Kunvald /  Jan Amos Komenský   Kunvald /  Jan Amos Komenský

Description

Stone statue of Comenius with in his left hand a book titled didactica.

Kunvald - Jan Amos Komenský

Inscription(s)

Jan Amos
Komenský

pruní povĕdĕl,
"že učiti se mají
všichni všemu
jazykem mateřským,

školu povznesl
na dínu lidskosti,

"didaktikou" ukázal
jak rozsvĕcovati
svĕtlo rozumu.


V tĕchto Místech bylo Pohřebištĕ A
Farní Sbor Nejstarší Osady
ČESKÝCH BRATŘI".
Je jichž Pruním Biskupem Byl Matĕj z Kunvaldu (1442-1500)
A Posledním J.A. Komenský. Arciučitel Narodů.
"Postaveno Pĕčí Orčanů Kunvaldských" 1910.
(Translation wanted)

Signature

o fiedler

Annotation

In Kunvald the Unity of the Brethen was founded. Comenius was the last bishop of the Brethren. In the original congregation building is now a museum for the of Unity of the Brethen and John Amos Comenius. The statue was sculptured by O. Fiedler and J. Svoboda after a model by J. Strachovsky in 1910.

Sculptors

Tags

Location N 50°7'17" E 16°30'8"

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