LJMedA07 Interpretative Seminar: Medieval Latin I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Petra Mutlová, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Jana Nechutová, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Dana Stehlíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. 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
Tue 12:30–14:05 A24
LJBcA04 Latin Grammar V || OBOR ( LJU ) || OBOR ( LLS ) || ( OBOR ( LJ ) && TYP_STUDIA ( N ))
Knowledge of Latin to the extent of the B. A. State Exam. The exam itself is not required for the enrollment.
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 aim of this course is to present the problems of studying, interpreting and translating Medieval Latin literature based on a particular text. In the fall semester, the course will present the promotion speechs of Jan Hus. Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand the basic issues of the Early Bohemian Reformation, Hus's mode of thinking and his literary legacy.
  • 1. M. Jan Hus, his life and work, significance; Hus as a literary author
  • 2. Genesis of texts
  • 3. Availability and accessibility of his works (manuscripts, editions)
  • 4. Hus's promotion speechs in the context of his literary production
  • 5. Hus's style, his "auctoritates", quotations of classical autors
  • 7. Reading of selected parts of the Hus´promotion speechs
    required literature
  • František Šmahel. Jan Hus. Praha, Argo 2012
  • M.Iohannis Hus Positiones, recommendationes, sermones, ed. Anežka Schmidtová, Praha 1958
  • BARTOŠ, F. M. and Pavel SPUNAR. Soupis pramenů k literární činnosti M. Jana Husa a M. Jeronýma Pražského : Catalogus fontium M. Iohannis Hus et M. Hieronymi Pragensis opera exhibentium. Praha: Historický ústav ČSAV, 1965. 369 s. info
    recommended literature
  • slovníky klasické a středověké latiny podle pokynů vedoucí semináře
  • Mistr Jan Hus v polemice a za katedrou. Brno MU 2015
  • M. Jan Hus jako univerzitní rektor a profesor, vyd. E. Stein, Praha 1948
  • HUS, Jan. Mistra Jana Husi Sebrané spisy. Sv. 1, Spisy latinské. D. I : Sebrané spisy Mistra Jana Husi (Variant.). V Praze: Nákladem Jaroslava Bursíka, 1904. 418 s. info
Teaching methods
One 2-hour seminar per week, reading (translation), class discussion.
Assessment methods
Requirements: regular attendance in the course (min. 75%) and active participation in the class discussions; continuous reading of presented texts; written paper (translation with commentary).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught once in two years.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je určen studentům magisterského cyklu, ve výjimečných případadech jej lze po dohodě s vyučujícím zapsat semestr před složením státní bakalářské zkoušky.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2015.
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