Course: Diplomatics II 2

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Course title Diplomatics II 2
Course code KHI/XADI1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Lerchová Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Oppeltová Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The content of lectures will be aimed at systematical explanation of terms used in diplomatics, history of this field supplemented by examples of literature and basic editions originated in our country and Europe. Some lectures will deal with matters of falsifying diplomatic material in the Middle Ages and the development of document´s critique. The aim of seminars will be the introduction into some basic characteristic types of diplomatic material. Then, a practical analysis of documents will follow (a content and formal aspects). Students will learn various approaches to editions, rules for making a regesta or making diplomatic material accessible. These rules will be demonstrated on the most known editions, especially the Czech ones. Students will practically try the work of editors as well. HF

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of lectures is to make students familiar with basic terms, methods and literature related to diplomatics, editions of diplomatic materials and history of this field in a European context and especially Czech lands. The aim of seminars is to give students information and skills necessary for knowledge of editions, especially Czech diplomatic material (formal aspects included). HF
Students will gain basic knowledge of history of diplomatics, its terms, methods and basic literature. In seminars they will learn to work with editions of diplomatic material and to prepare a regesta and complete edition of a document. HF
Prerequisites
There are no special prerequisities. HF

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

A regular preparation for classes - reading and analysing of administrative documents from the medieval period. Credit requirements: a successful passing of a credit test. HF
Recommended literature
  • Brackmann, A. (1914). Papsturkunde.. Leipzig ? Berlin.
  • Frenz, T. (1986). Papsturkunden des Mittelalters und der Neuzeit.. Wiesbaden ? Stuttgart.
  • Sybel, H. ? von Sickel, T. (1891). Kaiserurkunden in Abbildungen.. Berlin.
  • Šebánek, J. ? Fiala, Z. ? Hledíková, Z. (1971). Česká diplomatika do r. 1848.. Praha.
  • Šebánek, J., Dušková, S., & Pražák, J. (1959). Studie k české diplomatice doby přemyslovské. Praha: Československá akademie věd.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Archival Works (2015) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Education History with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education History with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Education History with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (BB15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education History with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (BB14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education History with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (BB13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Education History with an Emphasis on Educational Aspects (BB14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education - (CA15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education - (CA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Winter
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Arts Archive Studies (2015) History courses 1 -