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

Povinné předměty (P+PV 40 kr.)

Students must obtain all 26 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 poen. (6, 31, 37, 50, 101, 129, 142), one gospel
AugustinusDe civitate Dei I; II; V, 1–8; VI; VIII; XXII, 30; Confessiones I; VIII; IX
Philosophical and theological texts: Boethius: De consolatione philosophiae – I,1 – carm. V; III, carm. IX; Seneca: Ad Luc. 1, 16, 47; Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologiae p. 1, q. 1
European and Bohemian medieval poetry: Carmina Burana 11, 16, 17, 41, 42, 44, 51, 74, 75, 100, 117, 123, 130, 131a, 136, 138, 143, 191, 196, 211, 219; 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
European and Bohemian hagiography: Christiani monachi Vita et passio sancti Venceslai et sanctae Ludmilae avae eiusLegenda aurea 87 (De Epiphania Domini), 662 (De sancto Francisco)
Medieval exempla: Petrus Alphonsi, Disciplina clericalis (1-15); Gesta Romanorum (5 exempla)
Humanistic literature: J. A. Comenius, Schola infantiae, kap. 4, 6-8; 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; Einhard, The Life of Charlemagne; Thietmar of Merseburg, The Chronicle; Caesarius of Heisterbach, Dialogue on miracles (10 chapters); Golden 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:LJ253Reading and Metrical Analysis of Horace D. Urbanovák 0/2/04 1-
FF:LJ156Test in Latin Normative Grammar D. Urbanovázk 0/0/0 0.2 4-
26 credits

Selective courses

Blok 1

Students must pass at least one interpretative seminar and obtain 4 credits:

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:LJMedA07Interpretative Seminar: Medieval Latin I D. Stehlíkovák 0/2/04 --
FF:LJMedA08Interpretative Seminar: Medieval Latin II P. Mutlovák 0/2/04 --
8 credits

Blok 2

Students are obliged to obtain at least 4 credits from one of the following courses:

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:LJMedC17Individual Reading: Philosophical and Theololgical Texts L. Mazalovák 0/0/02 --
FF:LJMedC12Individual Reading: European and Bohemian historiography P. Mutlovák 0/0/02 --
FF:LJMedC11Individual Reading: European and Bohemian hagiography P. Mutlovák 0/0/02 --
FF:LJMedC15Individual Reading: Medieval Exempla P. Mutlovák 0/0/02 --
FF:LJMedC16Individual Reading: Humanistic Literature D. Stehlíkovák 0/0/02 --
10 credits

Blok 3

Students must obtain 6 credits from the following selective courses:

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:LJMedA10Seminar on Textual Criticism P. Mutlováz 1/1/04 --
FF:LJMedA09Bible Seminar (Vulgate) P. Mutlováz 1/0/02 --
FF:LJMedA11Auxiliary Sciences of History for Medievalists P. Mutlováz 1/1/0 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:MEDMgr01Selected literary theories and methods of textual interpretation K. Petrovićovák 1/1/04 --
FF:LJ351Roman Literature of the Roman Empire and Late Antiquity K. Petrovićovázk 1/1/04 --
FF:LJ252Master's Interpretative Seminar II D. Urbanovák 0/2/04 --
31 credits