LJMedC04 Reading Bohemian-Latin Legends and Chronicles

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. PhDr. Jana Nechutová, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
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
LJBcZk Bachelor's State Exam || OBOR ( LJU ) || OBOR ( LLS ) || ( OBOR ( LJ ) && TYP_STUDIA ( N ))
Passing 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
Main objectives can be summarized as follows:
- to understand the basic texts of Czech-Latin medieval hagiography and historiography
- to distinguish the specific features of these genres
- to describe the specific lexis and language of these texts
- to evaluate the literary qualities of these texts
- to recognize and analyse the poetic qualities of these texts, e. g. metrics and rhythm.
  • Christiani monachi Vita et passio sancti Venceslai et sanctae Ludmilae aviae eius
  • Versus de passione sancti Adalberti
  • Cosmae Pragensis Chronica Bohemorum liber I.
  • Kristiánova legenda : život a umučení svatého Václava a jeho báby svaté Ludmily : Legenda Christiani : vita et passio sancti Wenceslai et sancte Ludmile ave eius. Edited by Jaroslav Ludvíkovský. 1. vyd. Praha: Vyšehrad, 1978. 164 s., př. info
  • Fontes rerum Bohemicarum (Souběž.) : Prameny dějin českých. D. 1, Životy svatých. Sv. 2 : Prameny dějin českých. D. 3, Letopisové Jindřicha Heimburského; Život císaře Karla IV.; Řeči, jež měli při pohřbu císaře Karla IV. Jan Očko, arcibiskup pražský a M. info
  • KOSMAS. Die Chronik der Böhmen des Cosmas von Prag. Edited by Bertold Bretholz - Wilhelm Weinberger. Berlin: Weidmannsche Buchhandlung, 1923. xcviii, 29. info
  • KOSMAS. Cosmae Chronicon Bohemorum (Podřaz.) : Scriptorum rerum Bohemicarum. Tomus I, Cosmae ... Chronicon Bohemorum ... info
Teaching methods
Individual home reading.
Assessment methods
Credit: students should prove their ability to understand, translate and comment on the texts.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
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, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019.
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