LJMedA09 Bible Seminar (Vulgate)

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Helena Krmíčková, Dr. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Petra Mutlová, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Libor Švanda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Petra Mutlová, M.A., Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies – Faculty of Arts
Tue 12:00–12:50 A24, except Tue 16. 4.
Prerequisites (in Czech)
LJ103 Latin Grammar III
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the text of Latin Bible with the help of concordances (both electronic and printed), thus making them competent to understand the text of the Vulgate.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will have good orientation in the sequence of individual biblical books and will understand the genesis of the Latin Vulgate. They will be able to understand, translate into Czech and interpret selected passages from the Bible.
  • Hieronymus’ translation of the Bible.
  • Vetus Latina.
  • Relevant electronic databases (BibleWorks, BibleWindows).
  • Working with Bible concordances.
  • Reading of selected passages from the New Testament (Gospels, Actus, Epistles).
  • The Old Testament (Historical Books, Psalms and Writings).
  • Apocryphal Books.
  • Czech translations of the Bible and biblical apocrypha.
    required literature
  • Biblia Sacra :iuxta Vulgatam versionem. Edited by B. Fischer - Roger Gryson - Robert Weber. 4., verbes. Aufl. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft. xliii, 198. ISBN 3-438-05303-9. 1994. info
  • elektronické databáze BibleWorks, Bible Windows (dostupné na serveru Litterae ante portas)
  • G.I.Vlková, Slovo boží a slovo lidské, Olomouc 2007
    recommended literature
  • BARTON, John. Historie Bible. Translated by Petr Sláma. První vydání. Praha: Kalich. 544 stran. ISBN 9788070173152. 2022. info
  • POKORNÝ, Petr. Literární a teologický úvod do Nového zákona. Praha: Vyšehrad. 333 s. ISBN 8070210524. 1993. info
  • OEMING, Manfred. Úvod do biblické hermeneutiky : cesty k pochopení textu. Translated by Filip Čapek. Vyd. 1. Praha: Vyšehrad. 261 s. ISBN 8070215186. 2001. info
  • Rukopisy od Mrtvého moře : hebrejsko-česky. Translated by Stanislav Segert - Robert Řehák - Šárka Bažantová. První vydání. Praha: OIKOYMENH. 963 stran. ISBN 9788072981083. 2007. info
  • Knihy tajemství a moudrosti. Edited by Zdeněk Soušek. 1. vyd. Praha: Vyšehrad. 381 s. ISBN 8070212578. 1998. info
    not specified
  • Novae concordantiae Bibliorum sacrorum iuxta Vulgatam versionem...B.Fischer OSB,1-5, Stuttgart 1977
  • HUGO DE SANCTO CARO. Sacrorum bibliorum Vulgatae editionis Concordantiae Hugonis cardinalis ordinis praedicatorum : ad recognitionem jussu Sixti V. Pont. Max. bibliis adhibitam recensitae, atque emendatae. Edited by François Lucas - Hubert Phalèse. Viennae: [s.n.]. [vi], 771. 1825. info
  • Neznámá evangelia : novozákonní apokryfy. Edited by Jan Amos Dus - Petr Pokorný. 1. vyd. Praha: Vyšehrad. 461 s. ISBN 8070214066. 2001. info
  • DUS, Jan Amos. Příběhy apoštolů : novozákonní apokryfy. 1. vyd. Praha: Vyšehrad. 564 s. ISBN 8070215933. 2003. info
Teaching methods
Reading, seminar, translation exercise.
Assessment methods
Written test at the end of the seminar.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
Teacher's information
The least possible corpus of read passages includes Genesis, Psalmi 1–41, Isaias 6–12, 56–66, one Gospel, Epistula I ad Cor.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2016, Spring 2018.
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