DEkPVH Auxiliary Historical Sciences

Faculty of Education
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/1.7. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. PhDr. Pavel Otmar Krafl, Dr. (lecturer), Mgr. Jiří Mihola, Ph.D. (deputy)
Mgr. Petr Sedláček (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Vaculík, CSc.
Department of History - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: PhDr. Kamil Štěpánek, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of History - Faculty of Education
Fri 12. 4. 8:00–17:50 učebna 78, Fri 3. 5. 8:00–17:50 učebna 72
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
To provide to student basic knowledges of auxiliary historical sciences: palaeography, diplomatics, sigillography, codicology, genealogy, numismatics and chronology.
Learning outcomes
Student obtains basic knowledges about the auxiliary sciences of history. Student can read an old text, identify type of writing and document, describe a cout of arms and indentify a coin. Student is well versed in basic literature on the auxiliary sciences of history.
  • Introduction to auxiliary sciences of history. Heraldics. Czech state heraldics. Palaeography. Diplomatics. Sigillography. Codicology, iluminated manuscripts of Czech provenance. Chronology. Numismatics.
    required literature
  • HLAVÁČEK, Ivan, Rostislav NOVÝ and Jaroslav KAŠPAR. Vademecum pomocných věd historických. Vyd. 2. dopl. a rozš., v H. Jinočany: H & H, 1994. 448 s. ISBN 808546747X. info
Teaching methods
Lecture. Reading of medieval and early modern texts. Conversions of dates. Blasons of coat of arms.
Assessment methods
Written test. Blason of coat of arms. Identification of a coin. Transcription of text.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 20k.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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