DSBcB007 Reflexion of Ancient Literature in Later Art

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Soňa Hudíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Jana Malaníková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Vaňková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jarmila Bednaříková, CSc.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Tue 10:50–12:25 U32
The ability to translate a Latin literary text.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/25, only registered: 0/25, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/25
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The topic of the seminar concerns selected Latin texts which consequently served as themes for various kinds of visual art; these texts will be discussed from the following points of view: language, stylistics, and as a piece of visual art. The course is taught in Czech. At the end of the course, students will be capable of discerning and interpreting themes of ancient literature used in visual arts.
  • The importance of cultural heritage of ancient literature for understanding of visual arts of the following centuries
  • Caesar
  • Athena and Poseidon
  • Lucretia
  • Trimalchio's feast
  • Beasts in emblematics etc.
  • A donkey
    required literature
  • HALL, James. Slovník námětů a symbolů ve výtvarném umění. Vyd. 2., v Pasece 1. Praha: Paseka, 2008. 517 s. ISBN 9788071859024. info
  • Latinsko-český slovník. Edited by Josef Miroslav Pražák - František Novotný - Josef Sedláček. 20. vyd. Praha: KLP-Koniasch Latin Press, 1999. 1425 s. ISBN 80-85917-51-3. info
  • PETRONIUS ARBITER. Petronii Arbitri Satyricon reliquiae. Edited by Konrad Müller. 4. ed. Stutgardiae: in aedibus B.G. Teubneri, 1995. xlviii, 19. ISBN 3-519-01580-3. info
  • OVIDIUS. P. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoses. Edited by William Scovil Anderson. Stuttgardiae: in aedibus B.G. Teubneri, 1993. xxviii, 41. ISBN 3-8154-1565-9. info
  • CAESAR, C. Iulius. Commentarii rerum gestarum. Vol. 1: Bellum Gallicum. Edidit Otto Seel. 3. vyd. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1977. info
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Řecká a římská metrika. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1955. info
  • PRAŽÁK, Josef M., Josef SEDLÁČEK and František NOVOTNÝ. Latinsko-český slovník : k potřebě gymnasií a reálných gymnasií [Pražák, 1938] : Slovník : latinsko-český : k potřebě gymnasií a reálných gymnasií [Pražák, 1938] (Variant.). Vyd. 11., nezm. V Praze: Nákladem Československé grafické unie, 1938. xii, 1348. info
  • LIVIUS, Titus. Titi Livi Ab urbe condita. Edited by Charles Flamstead Walters - Robert Seymour Conway. 1st pub. Oxonii: Clarendon, 1919. xxviii, 38. ISBN 0198146213. info
  • PLINIUS SECUNDUS, C. Naturalis historia. V. sv., ed. L. Ian- K. Mayhoff. Lipsko, 1897. info
    recommended literature
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Základní latinská mluvnice. 2. vyd., 1. vyd. v H & H. Praha: H & H, 1992. 297 s. ISBN 80-85467-91-7. info
  • Slovník antické kultury. Praha: Svoboda, 1974. info
  • SVOBODA, Ludvík. Encyklopedie antiky. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1973. 741 s. info
Teaching methods
The course has the form of a seminar.
Assessment methods
The credits are granted on the basis of a duly written and submitted seminar paper.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2015, Spring 2016.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2014, recent)
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