MED50 Intensive Study Course

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
0/26. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Jana Mikulová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Katarina Petrovićová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Anna Pumprová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Katarina Petrovićová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
MED17 Preparatory Seminar Fr I || MED23 Preparatory Seminar SP I || MED29 Preparatory Seminar It I || LJBcA01 Latin Grammar I || MED07 Latin MED I || LJMgrA01 Historical Latin Grammar I || LJMedA01 Introd. to Medieval Latin || SOUHLAS
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to provide an intensive study course outside the university rooms focusing on reading an translating texts under the supervision and tutorial of particular teachers from the Institute of Classical Studies. The course takes part 22.-26. April in the village called Moravec. Students of Greek will read Xenophon and Sophocles, Students of Latin Caesar, Sallust, Cicero, Livy, Vergil, Ovid, Catull, Plautus, Tacitus, students of mediterranean studies will improve their knowledge in Roman languages. Every afternoon, students will be offered scholarly presentations from the members of the Institute as well as the diffenrent movies or theater plays reflecting the the Ancient time.
  • Preliminary plan of the course:
  • First class Latin: 18 lessons Caesar, 4 lessons Latin grammar.

  • Second class Latin: 8 lessons Cicero (Discussions at Tusculum), 10 lessons Ovid (Metamorphoses), 4 lessons Sallust.

  • Third class Latin: 12 lessons Livy, 10 lessons Vergil.

  • MA-Students Latin: 6 lessons Carmina Burana, 6 lessons Tacitus, 4 lessons Roman lyrics, 6 lessons Plautus.

  • Greek class: 13 lessons Xenophon, 13 lessons Sofocles.

  • Mediterranean studies: 16 lessons conversation and practical language, 4 lessons: reading of literature, 2 lessons: history in averydays life.

  • Afternoons: lectures on different topics.

  • Evenings: cinematography and radio: Ancient themes. Friday: afternoon playing walk.
  • PRAŽÁK, Josef M., František NOVOTNÝ and Josef SEDLÁČEK. Latinsko-český slovník : L - Z a. 17. vyd., 1. vyd. ve Státním. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1955. 684 s. info
  • PRAŽÁK, Josef M., Josef SEDLÁČEK and František NOVOTNÝ. Latinsko-český slovník., A-K [Pražák, 1955]. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1955. viii, 743. 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
  • NECHUTOVÁ, Jana. Úvod do studia středověké latiny : učební text a čítanka [Nechutová, 1977]. Brno: Universita J.E. Purkyně, 1977. info
  • CONTE, Gian Biagio. Dějiny římské literatury. Vyd. 1. Praha: KLP-Koniasch Latin Press, 2003. 790 s. ISBN 8085917874. info
Assessment methods
Attendance and active participation, completing all homeworks, given to students during the intensive course.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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