PV2A201 Editions of Diplomatic Material I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Dalibor Havel, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Dalibor Havel, Ph.D.
Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Olga Barová
Supplier department: Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 12:00–13:40 B2.51
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! PV2A35 Editions of Dipl. Material I &&! NOW ( PV2A35 Editions of Dipl. Material I )
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 the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This series of seminars is aimed at familiarizing students with editing work when publishing Bohemical diplomatic material from the turn of the 13th/14th centuries as part of a critical edition of the Codex diplomaticus et epistolaris regni Bohemiae. Attention will largely focus on an analysis of the individual types of preserved documents (i.e. a typology of charters from both the perspective of diplomatic circles and from the perspective of their legal content) and establishing editorial techniques appropriate for the publication of the material. Time will also be given to using modern technology (online sources, databases, digitalized documents) when publishing Mediaeval sources.
Learning outcomes
1. The student will extend his knowledge of editing Czech diplomatic material acquired during the Bc. series;
2. There will be an examination of specific examples of editing techniques for the Codex diplomaticus et epistolaris regni Bohemiae, i.e., an edition with the maximum level of accuracy;
3. Learn to use editorial skills in other work in similar fields (the identification of source locations, the identification of people mentioned in the sources, translating historical sources into Czech, etc.).
Syllabus
  • 1. The typology of official documents to the start of the 14th century;
  • 2. The development of a diplomatic critique of Přemyslid official documents;
  • 3. The typology of edited published Bohemian official material (Regesta x Codex Diplomaticus).
Literature
  • Šebánek, Jindřich: Zásady vydání českého diplomatáře, SPFFBU C 4, 1957, s. 5-28.
  • Šebánek, Jindřich: Český diplomatář, SPFFBU C 2, 1995, s. 43-53.
Teaching methods
1 lecture + 1 seminar lesson
Assessment methods
2 tests - credit
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
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