PřF:ZD214 History of Cartography - Course Information
ZD214 History of CartographyFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
- Mgr. Bc. Zdeněk Stachoň, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. RNDr. Milan Konečný, CSc.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Milan Václav Drápela, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- PROGRAM ( D - GR4 )
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Cartography, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing (Eng.) (programme PřF, D-GR4) (2)
- Cartography, Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing (programme PřF, D-GR4) (2)
- Course objectives
- At the end of this course, students should be able to: basic knowlege od development world cartography from prehistory to modern cartography and development cartography of Czech historical countries, be able operate with old maps and atlases as a sources of knowledge, style of cartographic products and documents.
- 1. Definition of terms as history of cartography, historical cartography, old maps a atlases, historical maps and atlases. - 2. World cartography - prehistory and cartography of primitive nations. - 3. Ancient cartography - ancient East, Egypt, Celestial Empire, India, ancient Greece and Roma. - 4. Medieval cartography - European (including portolan maps), outside European, renascene of cartography. - 5. Modern cartography - epoch of great breaktrough journeys and progress in cartography - chorographical maps, gold age of atlases production, reformation of cartography, cartography of 19th century, international map of the world 1: 1,000,000. - 6. History of cartography in Czech historical countries - the first references about Czech countries in maps, wandere maps in the beginning of Midle Age. - 7. Early separate maps of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia and their derivations. - 8. Registries of land and detailed mapping for state purposes to the stable cadaster. - 9. The first, second and third military mapping. - 10. Private cartography of Czech countries from the beginning of 19th century. - 11. Analyse of old maps and loggind of results of their evaluation. - 12. Cartometric surveying in odl maps. - 13. Cartographical informative documents and map funds.
- DRÁPELA, Milan Václav, Zbyšek PODHRÁZSKÝ, Zdeněk STACHOŇ and Kateřina TAJOVSKÁ. Dějiny kartografie - multimedialní on-line učebnice (History of Cartography - multimedial on-line manual). Brno: Geografický ústav PřF MU Brno, 2006. 50 pp. www.geogr.muni.cz/dejiny/ucebnice/. info
- DRÁPELA, Milan V. Vývoj moravské kartografie. 1994. 220 s. info
- Z dějin geodézie a kartografie. 5. Praha: Národní technické muzeum, 1986. 222 s. info
- PRAVDA, Ján. Stručný lexikón kartografie. 1. vyd. Bratislava: VEDA, vydavateľstvo Slovenskej akadémie ved, 2003. 325 s. ISBN 8022407631. info
- Assessment methods
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every other week.