Course: History of Christian Art

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Course title History of Christian Art
Course code KPD/DKU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Filip Michal, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Ochozka Karel, Mgr.
  • Zbudilová Helena, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Early Christian and Romanesque Art - Characteristics, periodization, remarkable European artistic monuments, artistic monuments in the Czech Lands 2. Gothic - characteristic, periodization, remarkable European artistic monuments, artistic monuments in the Czech Lands 3. Renaissance - characteristic, periodization, remarkable European artistic monuments, artistic monuments in the Czech Lands 4.- 5. Baroque - characteristic, periodization, remarkable European artistic monuments, artistic monuments in the Czech Lands. Baroque theater specifics, characteristics, structure of performances. 7. Jewish Worship Music. 8. Gregorian Chant. 9. Czech Spiritual Song, Rorata. 10. Psalms. 11. The inspiration and influence of Christian music on the creation of selected significant composers during centuries. 12. Terminology (religious, spiritual genres). Myth and epic. 13. Selected genres of christian literature I. (anales, chronicle, exemplum, legend...). 14. Selected genres of christian literature II. (apocalypse, parabola, song, sermon, prayer...).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The block of history of literature describes views of the world and Czech literature from the point of view of literary and extraliterary contexts. It contains basics of literary history, literary theory and criticism; cultural and social overview, authors and their works. It shows genre and thematic varieties- everything with the emphasis on the selected works from the Christian literary tradition.
The student is knowledgable in history of Christian art.
Prerequisites
None

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

participation in seminars (70 %), taking a final test
Recommended literature
  • Jean Lassus. Raně křesanské a byzantské umění, Praha: Artia, 1971..
  • Kulka, J . Psychologie umění, Praha. 1990.
  • Malura, J. Žánrové aspekty starší literatury. Ostrava: FF, 2010.
  • Mocná, Dagmar; Peterka, Josef. Encyklopedie literárních žánrů. Praha: Paseka, 2004.
  • MRÁZ, B.:. Dějiny výtvarné kultury I-III. Praha, 2000-2002.
  • Pijoan, J. Dějiny umění I-X, Knižní klub, Balios. 2000.. Praha, 1980.
  • Šidák, Pavel. Úvod do studia genologie. Praha: Akropolis, 2013.
  • Young, F. The Cambridge History of Early Christian Literature. Cambridge, 2014.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2018) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter