JSB_SLAV11 Old Church Slavonic

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Elena Krejčová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Pavel Pilch, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Elena Krejčová, Ph.D.
Department of Slavonic Studies – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Pavel Krejčí, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Slavonic Studies – Faculty of Arts
Thu 8:00–9:40 C33
JSB100 Contrastive Study of the Slavonic Languages course is recommended; Old Church Slavonic cyrillic graphic system
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 / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The objective of the course is to introduce students into the grammar system of the Old Church Slavonic language. Phonetic and morphological evolution processes during the pre-historical period up to the time of the Slavonic unity disintegration as well as development of the individual Slavonic languages will be explained. Attention will be given on cultural, historical and political circumstances of creation of Old Church Slavonic too. Part of the lectures will be devoted to reading and analysis of texts in this language.
Learning outcomes
Absolvent of this course will be able to read and understand texts in Old Church Slavonic language and conduct grammatical analysis of it.
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Adjectives
  • Numerals
  • Verbs - present tense
  • Verbs - past tenses
  • Verbs - infinitive, supine, participles
  • Verbs - imperative and conditional
  • Večerka, Radoslav. Základy slovanské filologie a staroslověnštiny. Brno: 2002.
  • Stanislav, Ján: Starosloviensky jazyk 1. a 2. Bratislava: 1978 a 1987
  • Štec, Mikuláš: Cirkevná slovančina. Prešov: 2005
  • Štec, Mikuláš: Staroslovienčina a cirkevná slovančina. Prešov: 1997
  • Kurz, Jozef: Učebnice staroslověnského jazyka. Praha 1969
  • Večerka, Radoslav. Staroslověnština v kontextu slovanských jazyků. Olomouc – Praha: 2006.
Teaching methods
Lecture, seminar, discussion.
Assessment methods
Oral exam - student will read short text in Old Church Slavonic and point out flective words, answer one question from flective morphology of Old Church Slavonic.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
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