Jan Amos KOMENSKÝ - life, work, legacy

Annotationes super Gramm.


Annotationes super Grammaticam novam janualem

Notes on the new janual grammar



Origin of the work:
    1649 Leszno

  1649 Leszno, in the Latinae linguae Janua reserata...

1657 Amsterdam, Opera didactica omnia II

1957 Prague, Opera didactica omnia II, (phototype)

1992 Prague, J. A. Comenii Opera omnia, vol.15/III




These are notes on the Latin/Vernacular Grammar (Grammatica Latino-vernacula).

In this work, conforming to the style of the Latin/Vernacular Grammar, Comenius justifies his innovations in the latter and draws the attention of teachers to that with which they must be concerned if the results of teaching according to this textbooks and its methods are to be as effective as possible. The text contains original grammatical observations. It is very valuable for an understanding of Comenius as a linguistic theorist and of contemporary vernacular languages.


For further study see also:

Opera didactica omnia II. Amsterdam 1657, pp431-456

Ditto, Prague 1957, (phototype)

J. V. Novák & J. Hendrich, Jan Amos Komenský, jeho život a spisy. Prague 1932, pp419

J. A. Comenii Opera omnia, vol. 15/III. Prague 1992, pp314-316




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