UHVHPPBP43 History of material culture I

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Ilona Matejko-Peterka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Ilona Matejko-Peterka, Ph.D.
Institute of Historical Sciences - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Prerequisites
knowledge of basic concepts from individual areas of material and material culture
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is focused on material culture in terms of heuristics and typology of material artifacts, which form the collection of contemporary museum and memory institutions. The lectures will focus on individual types and groups of material artifacts in their material nature and at the same time their use for the reconstruction of the social, spiritual, religious and ideological context in which they originated and were used. Students will be acquainted with technical concepts from individual areas of material and material culture, individual types of material artifacts, which formed the material basis of both everyday life and specific cultural and historical phenomena associated with religious life and the church , aristocracy and nobility, sovereign power in the period from the High and Late Middle Ages to the beginning of the early modern period (late Renaissance). The lecture course will also include basic terms and the necessary body of knowledge in the field of architecture, building culture, castelology and arts and crafts.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to: - identify and describe individual types, individual types and groups of material artifacts
Syllabus
  • 1. Aspects of everyday life and material culture: methodological introduction. 2. Aspects of everyday life and material culture: methodological aspects of the history of material culture (history of material culture vs. history of culture and everyday life). 3. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th centuries): the influence of natural and social conditions. 4. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th century): basic concepts of the Christian liturgy and spiritual culture, church and monastic organizations in our country until the Hussite wars. 5. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th centuries): church orders and orders. 6. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th century): basic disposition and division of the monastery, types of monastic settlements. 7. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th centuries): aristocratic status, aristocratic residences, basic types of royal castles. 8. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th centuries): cities and urban culture, guilds and material monuments. 9. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th centuries): the town house and its transformations until the end of the late Gothic period. 10. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th century): the village church and its role in the life of the village society. 11. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th century): building culture of the village, basic types of village house. 12. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th century): medieval ironworks and their building culture. 13. Aspects of everyday life and material culture in the High and Late Middle Ages (13th - 15th centuries): rituals and symbols of ruling power.
Literature
    required literature
  • Foltýn, D. a kol. Encyklopedie moravských a slezských klášterů. Praha 2005.
  • Le Goff, J. Kultura středověké Evropy. Praha 1991.
  • Nodl, M. – Šmahel, F. (eds.): Člověk českého středověku. Praha 2002.
  • Petráň, J. (ed.). Dějiny hmotné kultury I/1-2. Praha 1985.
    recommended literature
  • Buben, M. Encyklopedie heraldiky. Světská a církevní titulatura a reálie. Praha 1994.
  • Buben, M. Encyklopedie řádů a kongregací v českých zemích, 5. sv. Praha 2002–2016.
  • Durdík, T. Hrady kastelového typu 13. století ve střední Evropě. Praha 1998.
  • Stehlíková, D. Encyklopedie českého zlatnictví, stříbrnictví a klenotnictví. Praha 2003.
  • Soukup, V. Přehled antropologických teorií kultury. Praha 2000.
  • Vlček, P. – Sommer, P. – Foltýn, D. a kol. Encyklopedie českých klášterů. Praha 1998.
Teaching methods
Lecturing
Assessment methods
oral exam
Language of instruction
Czech
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020.
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