AEB_A06a Introduction to prehistoric and early historic studies

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. et Mgr. Ludmila Kaňáková Hladíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Goláňová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Jan Jílek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Klára Šabatová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Peter Tóth, PhD. (lecturer)
Supervisor
Mgr. et Mgr. Ludmila Kaňáková Hladíková, Ph.D.
Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Šibíčková
Supplier department: Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Předpokladem studia je aktivní zájem o problematiku, účast na přednáškách.
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
there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to familiarize the students with prehistory and early history and their basic structure. The lectures will provide basic information about individual prehistoric and early historic periods, their characteristics, transformations of human society, technologies, settlement and burial rites.
Learning outcomes
Student competences after completion of the course: - general knowledge of archaeological methods; - good knowledge of the periodisation and dating of prehistoric and early historic eras; - grasp of the most important periods in prehistory and early history; - grasp of development trends in prehistory and early history; - an informed knowledge of the basic sources of material culture. - knowledge of basic terminology in English.
Syllabus
  • The course is targeted at prehistory and early history from the origins of human society to the Roman Period.
  • The study is based on history rather than on archaeology, therefore it does not analyse the classification of material culture, but presents only historical outputs derived from analyses of the sources of material culture.
  • 1. Chronology and periodisation of prehistory and early history. The natural environment in prehistory.
  • 2. Anthropogenesis. Old and Middle Stone Age (Palaeolithic, Mesolithic)
  • 3. New Stone Age (Neolithic)
  • 4. Late Stone Age / Copper Age (Eneolithic)
  • 5. Bronze Age
  • 6. Early Iron Age (Hallstatt)
  • 7. Late Iron Age (La Tène)
  • 8. Central Europe at the time of the Roman Empire
Literature
    required literature
  • JIRÁŇ, Luboš. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 5: Doba bronzová. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2008. 265 pp. ISBN 978-80-86124-78-0. info
  • KUNA, Martin. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 1: Pravěký svět a jeho poznání. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2007. ISBN 978-80-86124-75-9. info
  • VENCL, Slavomil and Jan FRIDRICH. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 2: Paleolit a mezolit. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2007. 164 pp. ISBN 978-80-86124-76-6. info
  • PODBORSKÝ, Vladimír et al. Pravěké dějiny Moravy. Brno: Muzejní a vlastivědná společnost, 1993. 543 pp. ISBN 80-85048-45-0. info
    recommended literature
  • NEUSTUPNÝ, Evžen. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 4: Eneolit. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2008. 185 pp. ISBN 978-80-86124-77-3. info
  • VENCLOVÁ, Natalie. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 6: Doba halštatská. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2008. 173 pp. ISBN 978-80-86124-79-7. info
  • VENCLOVÁ, Natalie. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 7: Doba laténská. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2008. 164 pp. ISBN 978-80-86124-80-3. info
  • PAVLŮ, Ivan and Marie ZÁPOTOCKÁ. Archeologie pravěkých Čech – Svazek 3: Neolit. Praha: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, Praha, v.v.i., 2007. 118 pp. ISBN 978-80-86124-71-1. info
  • SVOBODA, Jiří, T. CZUDEK, P. HAVLÍČEK, V. LOŽEK, E. MACOUN, Antonín PŘICHYSTAL, H. SVOBODOVÁ and E. VLČEK. Paleolit Moravy a Slezska. (Paleolithic of Moravia and Silesia.). Brno: Archeologický ústav AV ČR, 1994. 209 pp. Dolnověstonické studie 1. ISBN 80-901679-1-8. info
Teaching methods
lecture, e-learning - presentations, terminology, 3D models virtual collection
Assessment methods
The course is evaluated by written test and oral examination.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.

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