PV1B39 Codicology

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. PhDr. Helena Krmíčková, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Helena Krmíčková, Dr.
Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Thu 8:20–9:55 C34
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 subject of codicology handles manuscripts and manuscript libraries. It deals with the origins of manuscripts, their types and users, with the principles of their description, the development of manuscript libraries and the most important manuscript collections in Europe, Bohemia and Moravia as well as with the medieval book-lists. It also introduces into the working with the concordance.
  • The history of codicology.
  • Sources.
  • Manuscript libraries.
  • Manuscript.
  • The most common types of manuscripts.
  • The manuscript libraries of the Czech Republic.
  • HLAVÁČEK, Ivan. Úvod do latinské kodikologie. 2. dopl. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1994. 96 s. ISBN 80-7066-883-0. info
  • BOHATCOVÁ, Mirjam. Česká kniha v proměnách staletí. 1. vyd. Praha: Panorama, 1990. 622 s. ISBN 80-7038-131-0. info
  • Hlaváček, Ivan: Knihy a knihovny v českém středověku, Praha 2005
  • Pražák, Jiří: Výbor kodikologických a paleografických rozprav a studií, Praha 2006
Assessment methods
Lecture, examination.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017.
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