LJMgrB14 Europe in the Times of Barbarian Invasions II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Jarmila Bednaříková, CSc. (lecturer)
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
each odd Wednesday 14:10–15:45 A21
LJBcA10 History - Ancient World II || HIA104 The Classical World || MED04 Mediterranean History II
Completion of the course Europe in the great migration period I.
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
Student will be able to understand the importance of the of Germanic barbarian states for the development in Europe after the so called fall of the Roman Empire in the West and to discuss it;
to evaluate the ancient heritage and the role of Roman law in the early Medieval Age;
to compare the ancient and "barbarian" elements od early medieval development;
better evaluate the typical attributes of the transitive periods of history generally.
  • 1) The Franks and the Roman Empire.
  • 2)The conversion of the Franks to the Christianity.
  • 3)The state of Franks, its institutions, society and economy, the Roman and Germanic elements in its structure.
  • 4)The importance of the empire of Franks in the history of Western and Middle Europe.
  • 5)The missions supported by Franks.
  • 6)Angles, Jutes and Saxons in Roman Britain.
  • 7) Langobards and their state: the really break of the continuity of ancient tradition?
  • 8) The confederacy of the tribes of Allemani.
  • 9) The polytheism of Germans.
  • 10)The conversion of Germans to Christianity -- from Bavaria to Greenland.
  • 11) The state and law of barbarians (general analysis).
  • 12) The role of barbarians in the decline of Western Roman Empire.
  • 13) Their credits of the conservation of ancient culture.
  • Dvanáct století církevních dějin (Rozš.) : 12 století církevních dějin. info
  • Evropa mezi vědou a vírou : hledání nové konfigurace (Variant.) : Sborník textů přednášek a příspěvků k tématu Evropa mezi vědou a vírou : hledání nové konfigurace. info
  • Historiarum libri decem (Orig.) : O boji králů a údělu spravedlivých : kronika Franků : dějiny v deseti knihách. info
  • Die Völkerwanderung : Europa zwischen Antike und Mittelalter. Edited by Matthias Knaut - Dieter Quast. Stuttgart: Theiss, 2005. 104 s. ISBN 380621574X. info
  • Edda. Edited by Helena Kadečková, Translated by Ladislav Heger. V této úpravě vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2004. 491 s. ISBN 8072035339. info
  • BEDNAŘÍKOVÁ, Jarmila. Stěhování národů (The great migration of peoples). 1. vyd. Praha: Vyšehrad, 2003. 416 pp. Edice Historica. ISBN 978-80-7021-705-4. info
  • POHL, Walter. Die Völkerwanderung : Eroberung und Integration. Stuttgart: Verlag W. Kohlhammer, 2002. 266 s. ISBN 3170155660. info
  • ELTON, Geoffrey Rudolph. Angličané. Translated by Věra Kotábová. Praha: Lidové noviny, 2000. 260 s. ISBN 80-7106-305-3. info
  • MENGHIN, Wilfried. Die Langobarden : Geschichte und Archäologie. Stuttgart: Konrad Theiss Verlag, 2000. 236 s. ISBN 3926642238. info
  • VLČKOVÁ, Jitka. Encyklopedie mytologie germánských a severských národů. Praha: Libri, 1999. 255 s. ISBN 80-85983-91-5. info
  • TODD, Malcolm. Germáni. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 1999. 301 s. ISBN 80-7106-263-4. info
  • KADEČKOVÁ, Helena. Soumrak bohů :severské mýty a báje. Illustrated by Klára Folvarská-Roseová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Aurora, 1998. 234 s. ISBN 80-85974-98-3. info
  • JAMES, Edward. Frankové. Translated by Miroslav Košťál. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1997. 275 s. ISBN 80-7106-200-6. info
  • BEDNAŘÍKOVÁ, Jarmila. Římané a Germáni v horním Podunají ve světle Eugippiova Commemoratoria (The Romans and Germans in the Upper Danube Basin among the Commemoratorium of Eugippius). SPFFBU E 37, Brno: MU, 1982, E 37, No 37. info
  • SCHLETTE, Friedrich. Germáni : mezi Thorsbergem a Ravennou : kulturní dějiny Germánů do konce doby stěhování národů [1-5330]. Praha: Orbis, 1977. info
  • DIESNER, Hans-Joachim. Das Vandalenreich : Aufstieg und Untergang. Leipzig: Koehler & Amelang, 1966. 167 s. info
Teaching methods
lectures (one hour per week), seminars (one hour per week); reading and discussion of teacher and students concerning the various sources to the history of gŕeat migration of peoples
Assessment methods
Written test aimed at testing student's insight into the topics discussed during semester.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
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