HIAb04 Auxiliary Historical Sciences

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Stanislav Bárta, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lukáš Führer, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Stanislav Bárta, Ph.D.
Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
HIAb04/01: Mon 8:00–9:40 B2.24, S. Bárta, L. Führer
HIAb04/02: Mon 10:00–11:40 D31, S. Bárta, L. Führer
HIAb04/03: Mon 14:00–15:40 N21, except Mon 4. 11. ; and Mon 4. 11. 14:00–15:40 N41, S. Bárta, L. Führer
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 120 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 91/120, only registered: 0/120
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
  • History (programme FF, B-HI_) (2)
Course objectives
Students are acquainted with the bases of auxiliary historical sciences, incl. practical examples of their usage in historical work.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to characterize auxiliary historical sciences; to describe the development of Latin letters; to read and comment on texts, written sources, official documents and to convert dates based on Roman and Christian calendars to the contemporary dates.
  • Chronology
  • Diplomatics
  • Palaeography
  • Numismatics
  • Heraldry
  • Sphragistics
  • Codicology
  • Metrology
  • Genealogy
  • Epigraphics
    required literature
  • HLAVÁČEK, Ivan, Jaroslav KAŠPAR and Rostislav NOVÝ. Vademecum pomocných věd historických. Vydání třetí, v H & H dr. Jinočany: H & H, 1997. 448 stran. ISBN 8086022099. info
    recommended literature
  • PÁTKOVÁ, Hana and Ondřej BASTL. Texty k výuce diplomatiky. Dolní Břežany: Scriptorium, 2003. 175 s. ISBN 8086197484. info
  • PÁTKOVÁ, Hana. Cvičení z pozdně středověké paleografie. Vyd. 1. Dolní Břežany: Scriptorium, 2001. 30 s. ISBN 8086197190. info
  • BLÁHOVÁ, Marie. Historická chronologie. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2001. 948 s. ISBN 8072770241. info
  • HLEDÍKOVÁ, Zdeňka, Jaroslav KAŠPAR and Ivana EBELOVÁ. Paleografická čítanka. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 243 s. ISBN 8024600498. info
Teaching methods
lecture 1 hour per week, seminary 1 hour per week
Assessment methods
Written test divided into two parts:
a) examination of knowledge acquired from the seminars – transcription of texts, converting dates;
b) theoretical questions from auxiliary historical sciences
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.

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