Kv2MP_KRIK Christian Iconography

Faculty of Education
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Aleš Filip, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Aleš Filip, Ph.D.
Department of History - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Vaculík, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of History - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 35 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/35, only registered: 0/35, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/35
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is an attainment of the basic orientation in Christian iconography.
  • 1. Basic terms: iconography - iconology - critical iconology. A literature recommended.
  • 2. The figural depiction in Christian tradition - in comparison with other religious cultures. Word and image. Both the character of depiction: illusive and symbolic.
  • The main theme of Christian iconography: the depiction of the Holy Trinity and Its Persons and of the Virgin Mary. The iconography of the Old and New Testament.
  • Topic and form: historical changes of Christian iconography. Confessional differences.
  • 5. The iconography of saints.
  • Lexikon der christlichen Ikonographie. Edited by Engelbert Kirschbaum. Rom: Herder, 1972. 36 s. ISBN 3451218062. info
  • BÜTTNER, Frank and Andrea GOTTDANG. Einführung in die Ikonographie : Wege zur Deutung von Bildinhalten. 2., durchgesehene Aufl. München: C.H.Beck, 2009. 304 s. ISBN 9783406535796. info
  • PANOFSKY, Erwin. Význam ve výtvarném umění : Meaning in the visual arts (Orig.). Vyd. 1. Praha: Odeon, 1981. 372 s. : i. info
  • REMEŠOVÁ, Věra. Ikonografie a atributy svatých. 2. vyd. Praha: Zvon, 1991. 85 s. ISBN 80-7113-045-1. info
  • Postavy, atributy, symboly : slovník křesťanské ikonografie. Edited by Hynek Rulíšek. Vyd. 1. V Hluboké nad Vltavou: Alšova jihočeská galerie, 2005. [500] s. ISBN 8085857480. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and class discussions.
Assessment methods
A test of knowledge concerning Christian iconography.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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