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Early Modern Perspectives on Islam in the Czech lands by Bartosz Paprocki and some of his Contemporaries
Drápal, Martin ; Foltýn, Dušan (advisor) ; Sládek, Miloš (referee)
Early Modern Perspectives on Islam in the Czech lands by Bartosz Paprocki and some of his Contemporaries This thesis analyzes views on Islam in the 16 and 17th century Czech Lands. Its perspective is not religionist, but rather based on confrontation with muslims (mostly Turks) as represented in selected work of Bartosz Paprocki. Specifically, the thesis looks for specific features in the authorʼs approach to the issue and reflects on them from the viewpoint of present-day historiography.
Digital Historical Representations of the American Frontier Selected chapters from Red Dead Redemption 2
Klabačka, Tomáš ; Kremer, Jan (advisor) ; Foltýn, Dušan (referee)
This thesis deals with the video game Red Dead Redemption 2. In the theoretical part, I discuss popular history in general, and present other game and film western theme titles. This is followed by a section dedicated to the development studio Rockstar Games and the Red Dead game franchise. I am describing the history of the studio and its other work, and introduce the game titles belonging to the mentioned series - from development, to story and reviews. In the practical part, I am making a detailed analysis of RDR2 and futher I going to focus on comparing this title with other westerns released in the 21st century. I will compare four areas. These are: cowboys, natives American, women and children. The objective of my work is firstly to present one of the ways in which a historical video game can be analysed. Secondly to offer a comparison of what is portrayed in contemporary westerns. For example, what these titles present the same or at least in a similar way, and what, on the other hand, they do not agree on at all. KEYWORDS Videogames, historical game studies; popular history; American frontier; native Americans; cowboys; 19th/20th century; Red Dead Redemption; Rockstar Games
Augustus - Napoleon - Mussolini - Hitler
Porsch, Michal ; Kepartová, Jana (advisor) ; Foltýn, Dušan (referee)
The aim of this thesis is to acquaint the reader with historical parallels between the reigns of princeps Augustus, Napoleon Bonaparte, Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler. The thesis is also focused on the propaganda and self-presentation of these politicians and on the inspiration of the Roman state in modern history. The first part of the thesis is dedicated to the lives of all the mentioned personalities, their rise to power and to the main political acts and procedures they used during their reigns. The cultural development of states under the reigns of these politicians is also mentioned here. An important element that is present throughout the work is Augustus's reference to later political and cultural history, on which princeps' reign had a significant influence. Subsequently, based on the studied sources and literature, the thesis includes the comparation of individual reigns, looks for similarities and differences, evaluates whether it is a conscious use of August's political acts. The main objective of this thesis is to present whether August's legacy was used intentionally in later history and his political practices become inspiration for future generations, or whether it is more of a coincidence. This work also traces the ways in which Augustus' personality and rule were reflected...
The Secret of Monastic Walls: Educational programmes for the Franciscan Monastery in Prague
Jeřábková, Andrea ; Havlůjová, Hana (advisor) ; Foltýn, Dušan (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the establishment and implementation of educational programs for the first grade of elementary schools on the basis of the principles and approaches of good interpretation in the environment of the living Franciscan monastery at the Church of the Virgin Mary of the Sněžné in Prague. The work is divided into two parts, theoretical and practical. The theoretical part deals with the methodology of good interpretation, st. Francis of Assisi, the Order of the Franciscans and the history of the Franciscan monastery, its origin and construction development. The practical part focuses on creating three educational programs by the methodology of good interpretation.Keywords: monastery, Church of Our Lady of Snow, Franciscans, good interpretation, educational program, St. Francis of Assisi.
History of the town and castle Budyně nad Ohří
Blažka, Jiří ; Charvátová, Kateřina (advisor) ; Foltýn, Dušan (referee)
My thesis is about the town of Budyně nad Ohří, the central point of the topic will be the history of the town, but also the castle, which is inherently part of the town. The focus of my thesis will lie on the history and development of the town. In this part I will draw mainly on a regional work from a teacher in Antonín Janda. Next the work will be based on primary documents, which I will search in registers and diplomats. In the work there is also information about noble families that resided on Budyně, specifically I will deal with Zajíc z Házmburku, Šternberků and last but not least Ditrichštejn, I will not leave out the smaller house of Herberstein. I also deal with other castles and towns around Budyně nad Ohří. I have included the town of Budyně in the wider context of northern Bohemia and also in contrast with similarly large towns. The main content of the work is about the medieval history of the town and also deals with medieval towns in general terms the ways of their creation and also how they were important for medieval man. In one part I also try to describe the difference in the perception of towns in Antiquity and in the Middle Ages. The last part of the work is devoted to creating a didactic walk directly in the town. Here I am theoretically based on publications devoted to...

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