RJ1066 History of Russia 1

Faculty of Education
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. et Mgr. Aneta Čermáková (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Simona Koryčánková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Anastasija Sokolova, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Simona Koryčánková, Ph.D.
Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Helena Rytířová
Supplier department: Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
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
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Course objectives
The subject emphasizes the understanding of Russian history in a European context. Great weight is given to the introduction of not-yet-familiar knowledge and facts, to the current interpretation of Russian history. Chronological process from the earliest times of the Eastern Slavs, the formation of the first state formation of Kievan Rus, the adoption of the Christianity of the Rurik dynasties, over the feudal falsities and raids of the nomads, the epoch of the formation of the united Moscow State, the overthrow of the Tatar and Mongolian yoke to the first Russian tsars and the arrival of Romanov dynasty.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to interpret the history of Russia on the chronological axis from the earliest times of Eastern Slavs, the formation of the first state formation of Kyiv Russia, the adoption of the Christianity of the Rjurikov's dynasties, the feudal falsity and the raids of the nomads, the epoch of molding the united state of the state, the overthrow of Tatar and Mongolian yoke to the first Russian carriages and the arrival of the Romanovs in the European context. He will also be able to include the historical events of the period in the context of the development of Russian literature and explain the influence of some events on the development of Russian language and culture.
Syllabus
  • Lecture content
  • 1. The emergence of the first Russian state, the period of Kyiv Russian. Prince Vladimir Svjatoslav, accepting Christianity in Russia. 2. The period of the greatest boom of Kievan Russia. Jaroslav Moudry, Vladimir Monomach, system of early feudal relations, foreign policy, Russian relations with   Byzantium, fight against nomads, culture. 3. Russia in a period of feudal fragmentation. Novgorod and Pskov. 4. Fighting Russia with external enemies in the 13th century. Fighting the Swedes and the Order of German Knights. Alexander Nevsky, a battle at Neva and at Lake of the People, the emergence of the state of Tatar and the Mongols, the battle of Kalca. 5. Fighting Russia with external enemies in the 14th and 15th centuries. Tartar raids, the Russians, Zlatá Horda, culture. 6. The emergence of a unified state. The Moscow Principality. Importance of Moscow for the unification of the country, Ivan Kalita, Dmitry Donsky, Kulikov battle. 7. The Moscow State. Ivan III., The process of definitive unification of the Russian lands, the overthrow of the Tatar yoke. 8. Russia in the 16th. century. Ivan IV., Boris Godunov, culture. 9. Russia at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries. The situation in the country after the death of Ivan IV., Vasily Sujski, Boris Godunov, a period of confusion. Lizards. 10. Russia in the 17th. / 18th century. Internal and foreign policy, the first Romanovs on the Tsar's throne, the split in the Church, the connection of Ukraine to Russia. 11. Russia for Peter I. The government of Peter I., foreign and internal politics, culture. 12. Russia for Peter I. Reforms of Peter I., Russia and Europe.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • PUTNA, Martin C. Obrazy z kulturních dějin ruské religiozity. Vydání první. 335 stran. ISBN 9788074295348. info
  • VYDRA, Zbyněk, Michal ŘOUTIL, Jitka KOMENDOVÁ, Kateřina HLOUŠKOVÁ and Michal TÉRA. Dějiny Ruska. Vydání první. Praha: NLN, Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2017. 499 stran. ISBN 9788074223242. info
  • Dějiny Ruska 20. století. Edited by Andrej Borisovič Zubov. Vydání první. Praha: Argo, 2014. 949 stran. ISBN 9788025709214. info
  • ŠVANKMAJER, Milan. Dějiny Ruska. 6., dopl. vyd. Praha: NLN Nakladatelství lidové noviny, 2010. 601 s. ISBN 9788074220265. info
    not specified
  • ŠVANKMAJER, Milan. Petr I. :zrození impéria. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1999. 322 s. ISBN 80-7106-301-0. info
  • ŠPIDLÍK, Tomáš. Spiritualita křesťanského Východu :modlitba. Translated by Juvenál Valíček. Vyd. 1. Velehrad: Refugium Velehrad-Roma, 1999. 557 s. ISBN 80-86045-33-1. info
  • ŠPIDLÍK, Tomáš. Ruská idea :jiný pohled na člověka. Vyd. 1. Velehrad: Refugium, 1996. 414 s. ISBN 80-86045-02-1. info
  • DORAZIL, Otakar. Světové dějiny v kostce. Vimperk: Papyrus, 1992. 502 s. +. ISBN 80-901111-1-4. info
Teaching methods
Self-studying of annotated presentations; reading. Consultation with the teacher.
Assessment methods
Creating a project (timeline, infographic).
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: v kombinovaném studiu 12 hodin.
Teacher's information
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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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