LJMedC16 Individual Reading: Humanistic Literature

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. Mgr. Dana Stehlíková, 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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PROGRAM ( N - LLS_ ) || LJBcSZk Bachelor's State Exam
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
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to check whether students are able to understand, translate into Czech and comment on selected passages from a prescribed corpus of Latin Humanistic sources.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to understand, translate into Czech and comment on selected passages from Latin Humanistic literature and interpret their linguistic characteristics and historical context.
  • J. A. Komenský, Schola infantiae, kap. 4, 6-8, 11, 12
  • Bohuslav Hasištejnský, Carmina 83, 200, 316
  • Matouš Collinus, De peste
  • Jan Campanus Vodňanský, De exundatione Vultavae
  • Alžběta Johanna Westonia, De inundatione Pragae
    required literature
  • KOMENSKÝ, Jan Amos. Schola infantiae (Přít.) : Didaktika česká ; Didactica Magna ; Informatorium školy mateřské ; Schola infantiae ; Informatorium der Mutter-Schul : Věnování, Předmluva ODO ; Předmluva ODO I ; Didactica magna ; Schola infantiae ; Scholae vernaculae delineat. info
  • HASIŠTEJNSKÝ Z LOBKOVIC, Bohuslav. Opera poetica. Edited by Marta Vaculínová. Monachii: K.G. Saur. xl, 328. ISBN 3598712839. 2006. info
  • Renesanční poesie. Praha: Academia, 1975. info
Teaching methods
The course is not regularly taught during the semester. Individual reading of selected passages, use of dictionaries and other tools, and, if necessary, consultation with the teacher.
Assessment methods
The knowledge of the texts is tested by translating selected passages from Latin into Czech and commenting on their linguistic features and historical and social context. The examination is oral, students have time for preparing the translation. Examination takes place in the examination period as well as during the semester (in the latter case, it is necessary to make appointment personally or by e-mail).
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Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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