De2BP_ODST History of the Middle Ages

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Bohuslav Klíma, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Pavel Otmar Krafl, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jiří Mihola, Ph.D.
Department of History - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Vaculík, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of History - Faculty of Education
Wed 18:30–20:10 učebna 30, Thu 12:05–13:45 učebna 50
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
De2BP_ODST/01: Thu 13:55–15:35 učebna 60, P. Krafl
De2BP_ODST/02: Wed 8:25–10:05 učebna 10, B. Klíma
De2BP_ODST/03: Thu 15:45–17:25 učebna 3, P. Krafl
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Acquiring and cavity of knowledge about political, social, economical and cultural development in the Middle Ages.
  • General history Migration of nations and forming of early medieval Europe. Church and papacy, organization, administration, cloisters, crusades. Byzantium – continuity and new development lines, culture, fall of the Constantinople. Culture and economy of early medieval Europe. Franc Empire, Charles the Great, restoration of the western Empire. Early middle ages in central Europe, Renavacio imperii Romanorum. Arabic expansion, Islam, cultural and spiritual centers, reconquist. British islands, expansion of Normans. Towns and Universities, society and culture of the top medieval age. Saint Roman Empire in the top medieval age. Kievan Russia, Tataric attacks, Muscovite Russia. Polish – Lithuanian personal union. France of the top middle ages, hundred year’s war. Western and Eastern Europe of late Middle Ages, society, culture. Medieval history of the Czech lands Origins and development of Slavonic settlement of our country in the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th century. Great Moravia – first state of the western Slavonians. Prince age (until the end of the 12th century). Material culture of the Czech Middle ages. Century of the last Premyslics. Luxembourgian Age. Husitian revolution. Iagelonic and Podebradian Age. Czech church in the middle ages. Nobility – development, position. Towns – origins, development, role and significance. Czech law in the middle age – essential law relics. Scholarship and culture. Moravia as the part of the Bohemian state.
  • ŽEMLIČKA, Josef. Počátky Čech královských 1198-1253 :proměna státu a společnosti. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2002. 964 s. ISBN 80-7106-140-9. info
  • Středověký člověk a jeho svět. Edited by Jacques Le Goff. Praha: Vyšehrad, 1999. 319 s. ISBN 8070212748. info
  • ŽEMLIČKA, Josef. Čechy v době knížecí (1034-1198). Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 1997. 659 s. ISBN 80-7106-196-4. info
  • ŠMAHEL, František. Husitská revoluce. 2. vyd., ve vyd. Karolinum 1. Praha: Karolinum, 1996. 364 s. ISBN 8071840726. info
  • ŠMAHEL, František. Husitská revoluce. Vyd. 2., ve vydavatelství K. Praha: Karolinum, 1996. 550 s. ISBN 8071840726. info
  • ZWETTLER, Otto. Obecné dějiny středověku. 2. přeprac. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 1995. 173 s. ISBN 8021011297. info
  • VÁLKA, Josef. Dějiny Moravy I. Středověká Morava. 1. vyd. Brno: MVS, 1991. 231 pp. Vlastivěda moravská, Nová řada sv. 5. ISBN 80-85048-17-5. info
  • ŽEMLIČKA, Josef. Století posledních Přemyslovců : český stát a společnost ve 13. století. 1. vyd. Praha: Panorama, 1986. 316 s., př. info
  • TŘEŠTÍK, Dušan. Počátky Přemyslovců. Praha: Academia, 1981. info
  • Dějiny středověku. 2. Edited by Alice Teichová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1968. 440 s. : i. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, homeworks, reading.
Assessment methods
The subject is going to be finished by oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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