PV2A36 Early Modern Church Diplomatics with Reference to the Czech Lands

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Mgr. Tomáš Černušák, Ph.D. (lecturer), Mgr. Petr Elbel, Ph.D. (deputy)
Dr. Černušák (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petr Elbel, Ph.D.
Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Supplier department: Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Thu 8:20–9:05 G23
The subject assumes a basic knowledge of the typology of diplomatic material and Early Modern writing.
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: 2/25, only registered: 0/25, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The objective will be to familiarize students in detail with the types of modern diplomatic ecclesiastical material which are commonly found in Czech and Moravian archives in order to correctly identify them and analyze their characteristic signs.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- analyse Modern Age church documents
- identify individual Modern Age church documents based on diplomatic categories
- distinguish the basic formal signs for church documents
- create a structure for documents when working with specific archival collections
  • 1. Papal diplomatics with regard to the Czech lands (documents, bulls, supliques, motu proprio, apostolic letters, nunciature reports);
  • 2. diplomatic material of Czech and Moravian bishops and archbishops (official books and their charters and letters, patents, visiting protocols);
  • 3. documents of the deans and parishes in the Czech Lands (registers, confessional lists)
  • 4. Bohemian-Moravian monasteries and the basic typology of its diplomatic material (official books, diaries and chronicles, obituaries, catalogues, documents);
  • Tomáš Baletka: Dvůr olomouckého biskupa Stanislava Thurza (1497-1540), jeho kancelář a správa biskupských statků, SAP 54, 2004, s. 3-236
  • Jan Pařez: Diplomatika a správa premonstrátské kanonie na Strahově v 16. století (1510-1586), SAP 53, 2003, s. 307-523
  • Jana Oppeltová: Narativní prameny vzniklé v prostředí premonstrátské kanonie Klášterní Hradisko v Olomouci v 17. a 18. století, Slavme chvíli ..., Sborník k 70. narozeninám Jana Bistřického, M. Macková (ed.), Ústí nad Orlicí 1999, s. 83-121
  • Anna Skýbová: Arcibiskupská kancelář v Praze v letech 1561-1580, SAP 19, 1969, s. 457-494
  • Thomas Frenz: Papsturkunden des Mittelalters und der Neuzeit. Stuttgart 2000
  • VÁLOVÁ, Kateřina. Curia episcopalis Olomucensis v raném novověku. Vyd. 1. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2002. 150 s. ISBN 8024404478. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical interpretation with examples of diplomatic material.
Assessment methods
Credit in the form of the independent identification and analysis of selected types of diplomatic material.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
General note: Předmět bude od r. 2017 vypisován 1x za 2 roky.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2017, recent)
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