Course: Ancient Roots of European Culture 1

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Course title Ancient Roots of European Culture 1
Course code KFI/AKV1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Boháček Kryštof, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The following topics will be focused: basic terminology of classical studies incuding functional knowledge of selected quotations in old greek and latin language; orientation in the fundamental temple/theater architecture and in ceramic; orientation in a problematics of the book of K. Kerényi Mathology of Ancient Greeks I. or L. Pearson?s Popular Ethics in Ancient Greece.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Textual studies
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills.
learning outcomes
Students will learn to use the source literature of classical culture and will be able to relate each facts of cultural history of the ancient Greece period. This ability helps them in study of the texts of ancient philosophy for better understandig it.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Textual studies
assessment methods
Test
Recommended literature
  • Paulys Realencyklopädie der Classischen Altertumswischenschaft.
  • Bartoněk, Antonín. Zlatá Egeis. Praha, 1969.
  • Finley, J. Pindar and Aeschylus. Cambridge, 1955.
  • Grant, Michael. Klasické Řecko. 1. vyd. v českém jazyce. [Praha] : BB art, 1999. ISBN 80-7257-079-X.
  • Graves, Robert. Řecké mýty. [Díl] II. Praha : Odeon, 1982.
  • Graves, Robert. Řecké mýty. [Díl] I. Praha : Odeon, 1982.
  • Kerényi, Karl. Mytologie Řeků II..
  • Kerényi, Karl. Mytologie Řeků I.. Praha, 1998.
  • Rezek, Petr (ed.). Mýtus, Epos a Logos. Praha, 1991.
  • Rohde, Erwin. Psyche, J. C. B. Mohr. Tübingen, 1925.
  • Schadewald, W. Ursprung und frühe Entwicklung der antischen Tragödie. In: Wege der Forschung (Wege zu Aischylos I., hrsg. H. Homel). Darmstadt, 1974.
  • Vernant, Jean-Pierre. Počátky řeckého myšlení. 1. vyd. Praha : Oikoymenh, 1993. ISBN 80-85241-45-5.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts European Cultural Studies (10-3) Philosophy, theology 1 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts European Cultural Studies (16-2) Philosophy, theology 1 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts European Cultural Studies (16-2) Philosophy, theology 1 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts European Cultural Studies (10-3) Philosophy, theology 1 Winter