LJBcZk Bachelor's State Exam in Latin language and literature

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: SZK (final examination).
prof. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Katarina Petrovićová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Mikulová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Irena Radová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. 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
In order to be admitted to the B. A. exam (the comprehensive exam in Latin language and literature), a student must obtain the prescribed number of credits in his subject, must successfully complete the courses compulsory for all students of the Faculty of Arts and must complete the prescribed readings. He must also submit the B.A. Diploma Thesis or submit the B.A. Final Thesis.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Upon completion of this course, students have demonstrated their the knowledge and skills of the students acquired during the Bachelor's studies (see course syllabus).
  • The B.A. State Final Exam comprises of:
  • Detailed knowledge of Latin normative grammar: vol. I and II of F. Novotný's: Základní latinská mluvnice, Praha 1957 (and later editions); the textbook Syntax latinských vedlejších vět by J. Mikulová; the textbook by A. Bartoněk, J. Janda, E. Kamínková, B. Mouchová, E. Kuťáková: Latinská syntaktická cvičení, Praha 1993 (and later editions); detailed knowledge of Latin stylistics: § 960-1038 (theory of style) of vol. II of Historická mluvnice latinského jazyka by F. Novotný, Praha 1955.
  • Knowledge of the linguistic terminology, general knowledge of the languages of the ancient Mediterranean.
  • Detailed knowledge of the development of Roman literature and the awareness of its connections with the development of the Greek literature: Dějiny řecké literatury by L. Canfora and Dějiny římské literatury by G. B. Conte.
  • General knowledge of the sciences dealing with the Antiquity, their place in the compendium of the social sciences, their disciplines and scientific methodology.
  • The examination from the Introduction into Latin Studies is a part of the exam as well.
  • Thorough knowledge of the prescribed readings.
    required literature
  • MIKULOVÁ, Jana. Základní kurz latiny I (Basic Course of Latin I). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014, 402 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7039-4. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • MIKULOVÁ, Jana. Základní kurz latiny. 2. díl. (Basic Course of Latin. Volume 2.). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013, 190 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6499-7. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • MIKULOVÁ, Jana. Syntax latinských vedlejších vět (Syntax of Latin subordinate clauses). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014, 498 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7207-7. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Základní latinská mluvnice. 2. vyd., 1. vyd. v H & H. Praha: H & H, 1992, 297 s. ISBN 80-85467-91-7. info
  • BARTONĚK, Antonín. Latinská syntaktická cvičení :se slovníkem. Praha: Universita Karlova, 1993, 192 s. ISBN 80-7066-807-5. info
  • BARTOŇKOVÁ, Dagmar. (ed., transl.) Luciano Canfora: Dějiny řecké literatury. 2., revidované a doplněné vydání. ((ed., transl.) Luciano Canfora: History of Greek Literature. 2., revised and supplemented edition.). Praha: KLP - Koniasch Latin Press, 2004, 904 pp. sine. ISBN 80-86791-10-6. info
  • BARTOŇKOVÁ, Daša. (ed., transl.) Gian Biagio Conte: Dějiny římské literatury. (Gian Biago Conte: History of Latin Literature.). 2., revid. a dopl. vydání. Praha: KLP - Koniasch Latin Press, 2008, 800 pp. sine. ISBN 978-80-86791-57-9. info
  • HOŠEK, Radislav. Úvod do studia latiny. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1969, 59 s. URL info
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Historická mluvnice latinského jazyka. 1. vyd. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1955, 361 s. URL info
Teaching methods
Written and oral exam. Examination by committee.
Assessment methods
Vote of State Exam Committee.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Note related to how often the course is taught: Tento typ předmětu není vyučován.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
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