Course: Residences of early modern period

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Course title Residences of early modern period
Course code DVU/SUSM2
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Jakubec Ondřej, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Zapletalová Jana, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Aspect of European Courts - Norbert Elias Courts of the Early Modern Period in Europe - rulers and aristocratis centres Ecclesiastical Courts Courts in Bohemia Residence and its decorative programmes Iconography and iconology of Renaissance courts and residences

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
  • Homework for Teaching - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal of the course is to present a building task of noblemen´s residence of Early Modern period based not only on its formal characteristic, but also semantic idea and function. Analysis of selected objects will be accompanied with presenting the topics of etymology, functional features of dispositions, symbolical menanings etc. The special source, e.g. inventories will be studied.
Visual skills and ability to work with literature and sources.
Subject is designated for all the students of Bachelor and Master study of History of Fine Arts.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Student performance

Recommended literature
  • spedifikuje vyučující.
  • Bastl, M., Marková, M., Müller, J., Bůžek, V., Novotný, M., Horyna, M., Hrdlička, J., & Pánek, J. (1997). Dvory velmožů s erbem růže: všední a sváteční dny posledních Rožmberků a pánů z Hradce. Praha: Mladá fronta.
  • Bůžek, V., & Král, P. (1999). Aristokratické rezidence a dvory v raném novověku. České Budějovice: Jihočeská univerzita.
  • Kaufmann, T. D. C. (1995). Court, cloister, and city: the art and culture of Central Europe, 1450-1800. Chicago, Ill: University of Chicago Press.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts The History of Art and the Theory of Art (2015) Theory and history of arts 1 Summer