Hilversum, De Kroon, , 72pp. original softcover paper binding, with portrait of Comenius (after Ovens). John Amos Comenius, Czech: Jan Amos Komenský; Polish: Jan Amos Komeñski; German: Johann Amos Comenius; Latinized: Ioannes Amos Comenius; (28 March 1592 – 15 November 1670) was a Moravian philosopher, pedagogue and theologian who is considered the father of modern education. He served as the last bishop of the Unity of the Brethren before becoming a religious refugee in Naarden The Netherlands and one of the earliest champions of universal education, a concept eventually set forth in his book Didactica Magna. As an educator and theologian, he led schools and advised governments across Protestant Europe through the middle of the seventeenth century. Written by medical dokter Rutger Adolf Benthem Oosterhuis. Scarce.