LJ501 Introduction to Classical Philology I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s) (plus 1 credit for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Juraj Franek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites
! LJBcA21 Introduction into Latin I
Study of Latin or classical Greek.
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
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to present to the students the substance and message of the Latin and Classical Philology; it concentrate on an overview of its auxiliary disciplines; it informs about the main scholarly literature, periodicals and subsidiary instruments (dictionaries, bibliographies etc.); it provides the students with skills to search the relevant titles for the special problems of the discipline.
It provides informations about the translations of the Classical Greek and Roman Literature and about the history of the field of study, further it offers instructions for writing scholarly texts and citations conventions.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to understand the aim and message of the Latin and Classical Philology; to have an overview of its auxiliary disciplines; to be well informed about the main scholarly literature, periodicals and subsidiary books (dictionaries, bibliographies etc.); to search the relevant titles for the special problems of the discipline.
The students will be informed about the translations of the Classical Greek and Roman Literature and about the history of the field of study. They will know how to write a scholarly text and how to cite scientific works according to citation conventions.
Syllabus
  • 1. The Classical Philology.
  • 2. Auxiliary and subsidiary disciplines.
  • 3. Dictionaries.
  • 4. Encyclopedias.
  • 5. Journals and Series.
  • 6. Bibliography.
  • 7. Translations and translators.
  • 8. Approach to the Latin Literature. Latin Literary Studies.
  • 9. The classical studies in the Czech Republic.
  • 10. History of the classical philology in Europe (and the USA).
  • 11. History of the classical philology in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • 12. How to write a student paper.
Literature
    required literature
  • HOŠEK, Radislav. Úvod do studia latiny. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1969. info
    recommended literature
  • KEPARTOVÁ, Jana. Římané a Evropa. Antické dědictví v evropské kultuře. 1st ed. Praha: Karolinum, 2005. 298 pp. ISBN 80-246-0862-6. info
  • REBENICH, Stefan. Antika : 101 nejdůležitjších otázek. Translated by Josef Šmatlák. 1. vyd. Velké Bílovice: TeMi CZ, 2007. 159 s. ISBN 9788090387386. info
  • Einleitung in die lateinische Philologie. Edited by Mary Beard - Fritz Graf. Stuttgart und Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1997. x, 725 s. ISBN 3-519-07434-6. info
  • Einleitung in die griechische Philologie. Edited by Heinz-Günther Nesselrath - Walter Ameling. Stuttgart: B.G. Teubner, 1997. xvi, 773 s. ISBN 3-519-07435-4. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, e-learning materials (system elf). https://elf.phil.muni.cz/elf3/course/view.php?id=707
Assessment methods
Written test aimed at testing student's insight into the topics discussed during lectures, active participation in lessons, completion of tests and homeworks in elf.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: Studenti latiny s vedlejším nebo hlavním studijním plánem (minor, maior) zapisují ukončení kolokviem, ostatní zkouškou.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
http://www.phil.muni.cz/elf/course/view.php?id=424&edit=off
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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