LJ258 Individual Reading of Elegiac Poets

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 1 for the colloquium). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
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 this subject is to prove the skills of understanding original Latin poetic text of Roman Elegiac Poets, to recognize stylistic specificity of the Latin text, comment and translate the texts from Latin into Czech language and to acquire the knowledge of selected passages in individual reading.
Learning outcomes
The students should be able to understand, translate from Latin to Czech and to comment on the passages selected for reading -the Roman Elegiac Poets.
  • Reading Catullus, Propertius and Tibullus is not a regular course. Students will get the credits for reading the following texts as a homework.
  • Prescribed reading:
  • Propertius I,1,3,18; III 21, 22; IV 7, 11;
  • Tibullus I 1,3,10; II 2; IV 7,9, 11;
  • Catullus 5, 11-14, 17, 21, 24, 31-43 46-52, 62, 66, 70-75, 83, 84, 87, 92-93, 109.
    required literature
  • CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius, TIBULLUS and Sextus PROPERTIUS. Triumvirové lásky : Catulli Veronensis liber (Orig.) : Die Elegien des Sextus Propertius (Orig.) : Tibulli carminum libri tres (Orig.). Translated by Otakar Smrčka - Rudolf Mertlík. Praha: Státní nakladatelství krásné literatury a umění, 1964. info
  • CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius. Veršíky a verše. Translated by Dana Svobodová - Zdeněk Hron - Jiří Žáček. V tomto uspořádání 1. vy. Praha: BB art, 2001. 156 s. ISBN 8072576003. info
    recommended literature
  • CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius. Básně [Catullus, 1959]. Translated by Josef Stáhlík. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1959. info
  • PROPERTIUS, Sextus. Elegie [Propertius, 1962]. Translated by Vladimír Šrámek. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1962. info
    not specified
  • TIBULLUS, Albius. Albii Tibulli aliorumque Carmina. Edited by Georg Luck. Ed. altera. Stutgardiae: in aedibus B.G. Teubneri, 1998. xliii, 117. ISBN 3519118645. info
  • CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius. C. Valerius Catullus. Edited by Wilhelm Kroll. Stuttgart: B.G. Teubner, 1989. ISBN 3-519-24001-7. info
Teaching methods
Individual reading and consultation.
Assessment methods
Individual reading and consultation. The knowledge of the poetry of Catullus, Propertius and Tibullus is examined thorugh translating a selected passage from Latin to Czech, its metrically correct delivery and commenting on it.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: Zápočet si volí studenti vedlejšího studijního plánu (minor), kolokvium studenti jednooborového nebo hlavního studijního plánu (completus, maior).
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
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