LJMedC01 Reading The Vulgate

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. PhDr. Jana Nechutová, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Libor Švanda, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
LJBcA04 Latin Grammar V || OBOR ( LJU ) || OBOR ( LLS ) || ( OBOR ( LJ ) && TYP_STUDIA ( N ))
Passing the B. A. State Exam in Latin Language and Literature
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
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Course objectives
At the end of this course students should prove
1) the general understanding of the Latin text of the Bible (Vulgate)
2) the general knowledge of the historical background that is necessary for understanding the text
3) the familiarity with the specific vocabulary and syntax of the text
  • During the whole term students are preparing on their own using the recommended literature. At the end of the term they ask their examiner for the oral examination in reading and translating St Jerome’s Vulgate.
  • Biblia Sacra :iuxta Vulgatam versionem. Edited by B. Fischer - Roger Gryson - Robert Weber. 4., verbes. Aufl. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1994. xliii, 198. ISBN 3-438-05303-9. info
  • NOVOTNÝ, Adolf. Biblický slovník. Praha: Kalich, 1992. xii, 769. ISBN 8090088112. info
  • ALLMEN, Jean-Jaques von. Biblický slovník [Kalich, 1987] : Vocabulaire biblique (Orig.). Translated by Jan Miřejovský. 1. vyd. Praha: Kalich, 1987. 360 s. info
  • ČAPEK, Vladimír. Historie bible. Edited by Luděk Svrček. 3. upr. vyd. Praha: Advent, 1990. 126 s., [1. ISBN 80-85002-19-1. info
  • FINKELSTEIN, Israel and Neil Asher SILBERMAN. Objevování Bible : svatá Písma Izraele ve světle moderní archeologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Vyšehrad, 2007. 329 s. ISBN 9788070218693. info
  • HELLER, Jan. Výkladový slovník biblických jmen. Vyd. 1. Praha: Centrum biblických studií, 2003. 630 s. ISBN 8070217251. info
  • MISKOTTE, Kornelis Heiko. Biblická abeceda. 1. vyd. Heršpice: EMAN, 1996. 253 s. ISBN 809018541X. info
  • PRITCHARD, James B. Biblický atlas. Translated by Bohuslav Procházka - Pavel Jartym - Jan Spousta. Vyd. 1. Praha: Česká biblická společnost, 1996. 151 s. ISBN 80-85810-09-3. info
  • Hebrejská bible a dějiny : úvod do starozákonní literatury. Edited by Rolf Rendtorff, Translated by Jiří Hoblík. Vyd. 1. Praha: Vyšehrad, 1996. 375 s. ISBN 8070211903. info
  • Výklady ke Starému zákonu. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numeri, Deuteronomium. 1. samost. vyd. Praha: Kalich, 1991. 600 s. ISBN 8070174080. info
  • POKORNÝ, Petr. Literární a teologický úvod do Nového zákona. Praha: Vyšehrad, 1993. 333 s. ISBN 8070210524. info
Teaching methods
Individual home preparation.
Assessment methods
Credit is given on the basis of proving the ability to understand, translate and comment (on elementary level) on the selected text from Vulgata (one from the Old and one from the New Testament).
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019.
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