PV1A130 Codicology

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Helena Krmíčková, Dr. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martina Kvardová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petr Elbel, Ph.D.
Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Supplier department: Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Wed 9:10–10:45 K23
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
Course objectives
The Codicology course provides a comprehensive overview of manuscripts and manuscript libraries, the origins of manuscripts, their different types and users, the principles for describing them, the development of libraries and the most important libraries in Europe, Bohemia and Moravia, as well as Medieval manuscript collections.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students will be able to:
- identify the most common types of medieval manuscripts;
- be familiar with the network of institutions with manuscript collections in the Czech Republic;
- use catalogues of manuscripts whose editorial language is Latin;
- apply the knowledge acquired in classes practically to a brief description of a manuscript.
Syllabus
  • The history of codicology;
  • Sources;
  • Manuscript libraries;
  • Manuscript;
  • The most common types of manuscripts;
  • Manuscript libraries in the Czech Republic
Literature
  • HLAVÁČEK, Ivan. Knihy a knihovny v českém středověku : (studie k jejich dějinám do husitství). I. vydání. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2005. 395 stran. ISBN 8024609177. info
  • HLAVÁČEK, Ivan. Úvod do latinské kodikologie. 2. dopl. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1994. 96 s. ISBN 80-7066-883-0. info
  • HLAVÁČEK, Ivan, Rostislav NOVÝ and Jaroslav KAŠPAR. Vademecum pomocných věd historických. Vyd. 2. dopl. a rozš., v H. Jinočany: H & H, 1994. 448 s. ISBN 808546747X. info
  • BOHATCOVÁ, Mirjam. Česká kniha v proměnách staletí. 1. vyd. Praha: Panorama, 1990. 622 s. ISBN 80-7038-131-0. info
  • PRAŽÁK, Jiří. Výbor kodikologických a paleografických rozprav a studií. Vydání v tomto výboru prv. Praha: Masarykův ústav - Archiv Akademie věd České republiky, Komise pro soupis a studium rukopisů, 2006. 550 stran. ISBN 8086404072. info
Teaching methods
Lecture
Assessment methods
Examination
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Zapisují imatrikulační ročníky 2016 a následující.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2017, recent)
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