FF FNLLSApH Medieval Latin Language and Literature
Name in Czech: Medieval Latin Language and Literature
master's full-time major
Included in the programme: FF N-LLSA_ Medieval Latin Language and Literature

Compulsory courses

Students must obtain all 52 credits from the listed mandatory courses. In addition, during the course of their studies students must read selected Latin sources in the original and/or in translation. The ability to understand, read and interpret the original texts is checked in the given courses (individual readings) or during the state exam.

Reading in original (summary of all mandatory colloquia and courses):
Vulgate: Genesis, Psalmi 1–41, Isaias 6–12, 56–66, one gospel, Epistula I ad Cor.; general knowledge of the whole text of the Bible, good orientation in the Vulgate and knowledge of the biblical books
AugustinusDe civitate Dei I; II; V, 1–8; VI; VIII; XXII, 30; Confessiones I; VIII; IX (state exam)
Philosophical and theological texts: Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae – I,1 – carm.V; III, carm. IX; Seneca, Ad Luc. 1, 16, 47; Peter Lombardus, Super IV Sent. l. 3 d. 34 c. 4; Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologiae p. 1, q. 1; Roger Bacon, Opus maius, p. VI, De scientia experimentali (c. 1), p. VII, Moralis philosophia (p. 1)
European and Bohemian medieval poetryCarmina Burana 11, 16, 17, 41, 42, 44, 51, 74, 75, 100, 117, 123, 130, 131a, 136, 138, 143, 191, 196, 211, 219; Carmina Cantabrigiensia 14, 23, 27; Gualterus de Castellione – Alexandreis I, 1–202
European and Bohemian medieval historiographyCosmae Pragensis Chronica Bohemorum I; Beda Venerabilis, Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum I, 1; II, 9, 12–16; III, 1–3; IV, 17–18, 22; Einhardus, Vita Caroli Magni; Peter of Zittau, Chronicon Aulae regiae I, 94–100
European and Bohemian hagiographyChristiani monachi Vita et passio sancti Venceslai et sanctae Ludmilae avae eiusLegenda aurea 22 (De sancto Nicolao), 87 (De Epiphania Domini), 662 (De sancto Francisco)
Humanistic literature: J. A. Comenius, Schola infantiae, chap. 4, 6-8, 11, 12; Bohuslav Hasištejnský, Carmina 83, 200, 316; Matouš Collinus, De peste; Jan Campanus Vodňanský, De exundatione Vultavae, In ventrem, Anni 1601 descriptio; Alžběta Johanna Westonia, De inundatione Pragae

Reading in translation:
Seneca, Epistolae morales ad Lucilium (selection); Pliny the Elder, Natural history (selection); Lucan, On the Civil War (book 1. and 6.); Martial, Selected Epigrams; Quintilian, Institutes of Oratory (books 1., 2. and 10.); Statius, Thebais (book 12); Silvae (selection); Marcus Aurelius, Meditations; Macrobius, Saturnalia.
Book of Revelation; Augustine, On Christian Doctrine; Jerome, Selected Letters; Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim, The Plays; Thietmar of Merseburg, The ChronicleGolden Legend (100 pages); Erasmus of Rotterdam, In Praise of Folly; Comenius, Unum necessarium. The One Thing Needed.

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:LJMedA01Introduction to Medieval Latin P. Mutlováz 1/1/04 1Z
FF:LJ153Medieval and Humanistic Latin I D. Stehlíkovák 1/1/04 1Z
FF:LJ154Medieval and Humanistic Latin II P. Mutlovázk 1/1/04 2P
FF:LJMedA02Bohemian-Latin Medieval Literature - dynasty of Premyslids P. Mutlovák 1/1/04 2Z
FF:LJMedA03Bohemian-Latin Medieval Literature - dynasty of Luxembourg P. Mutlovázk 1/1/04 3P
FF:LJMedA10Seminar on Textual Criticism P. Mutlováz 1/1/04 3P
FF:LJMedA07Interpretative Seminar: Medieval Latin I D. Stehlíkovák 0/2/04 3P
FF:LJ252Master's Interpretative Seminar II D. Urbanovák 0/2/04 2-
FF:LJ351Roman Literature of the Roman Empire and Late Antiquity K. Petrovićovázk 1/1/04 1-
FF:LJ253Reading and Metrical Analysis of Horace D. Urbanovák 0/2/04 1-
FF:LJMedA09Bible Seminar (Vulgate) P. Mutlováz 1/0/02 4-
FF:LJ156Test in Latin Normative Grammar D. Urbanovázk 0/0/0 0.2 4-
FF:LJMedC11Individual Reading: European and Bohemian hagiography P. Mutlovák 0/0/02 --
FF:LJMedC12Individual Reading: European and Bohemian historiography P. Mutlovák 0/0/02 --
FF:LJMedC16Individual Reading: Humanistic Literature D. Stehlíkovák 0/0/02 --
FF:LJMedC17Individual Reading: Philosophical and Theololgical Texts L. Mazalovák 0/0/02 --
52 credits

Selective courses

Blok 1

Students must obtain 8 credits from the following courses:

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:LJMedA08Interpretative Seminar: Medieval Latin II P. Mutlovák 0/2/04 --
FF:LJMedA11Auxiliary Sciences of History for Medievalists P. Mutlováz 1/1/0 0.4 --
FF:LJMedB24Digital Humanities in Medieval Studies P. Mutlovák 1/1/04 --
FF:LJMedB06Medieval Encyclopedias D. Stehlíkováz 0/2/0 0.4 --
FF:LJMedB28Reading Latin Texts about the Last Things L. Mazalováz 0/2/0 0.4 --
FF:LJMedB31Textual Culture of the Czech Reformation P. Mutlováz 1/1/04 --
FF:LJMedB32Latin Manuscripts and Medieval Literature P. Mutlovák 2/0/05 --
FF:LJMedB33Czech Reformation and the History of Ideas P. Mutlováz 2/0/05 --
FF:AR1A311Latin Script and Book Culture in the Middle Ages I (800-1200) D. Havelk 1/1/03 --
FF:AR1A312Latin Script and Book Culture in the Middle Ages II (1200-1500) D. Havelzk 1/1/04 --
FF:CJLB200Czech Literature from the Beginnings to the 18th century I M. Soleiman pour Hashemiz 2/0/03 --
FF:HIAb06bMedieval History of the Czech Land L. Janz 0/0/03 --
FF:MEDMgr01Selected literary theories and methods of textual interpretation K. Petrovićovák 1/1/04 --
FF:LJ152Late Latin J. Mikulovázk 1/1/04 --
FF:LJ251Master's Interpretative Seminar I K. Petrovićovák 0/2/04 --
FF:LJ453Expert lectures D. Urbanovák 0/0/04 --
63 credits

Diplomová práce (min. 20 kr.)

Students must pass all 3 courses.

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:LJMedD01Master's Thesis P. Mutlováz 0/0/0 Individuální konzultace.- 4-
FF:LJMedD02M. A. Diploma Thesis Seminar I P. Mutlováz 0/2/010 3P
FF:LJMedD05M. A. Diploma Thesis Seminar II P. Mutlováz 0/2/0 Výuka probíhá formou individuálních konzultací v individuálním rozsahu.10 4P
20 credits