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030621 KU Manuscripts and Sources (2019S)

German, Latin or Hebrew, Judeo-German, Yiddish

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 46 participants
Language: German, English, Hebräisch, Jiddish


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

28.07. - 09.08.2019, Jerusalem & Tel Aviv

Friday 15.03. 14:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum SEM31 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG (Kickoff Class)
Monday 29.04. 12:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Friday 21.06. 15:00 - 16:00 Seminarraum SEM34 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Palaeography courses are offered in different variants and on different levels giving the participants the opportunity to acquire or enhance reading skills in original German, Hebrew, Yiddish and Judaeo-German sources.

Assessment and permitted materials

The students' progress is monitored on the basis of their participation in the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- regular participation
- homework on a small scale

Examination topics

No exam, therefore no separate examination material to prepare.

Reading list

Dieter Hecht, Louise Hecht, Kerstin Mayerhofer, Avraham Siluk u. Stephan Wendehorst, Quellen zur jüdischen Geschichte im Heiligen Römischen Reich und seinen Nachfolgestaaten. Judendeutsch, Jiddisch, Hebräisch, Judenspanisch, 16.-20. Jahrhundert, Wien: Böhlau, 2014.

Michael Hochedlinger, Aktenkunde. Urkunden- und Aktenlehre der Neuzeit, Wien: Böhlau, 2009.

Association in the course directory

MA Geschichte 2014: LV im Pflichtmodul 4 (4 ECTS)| MA Geschichte 2008:
Geschichte der Neuzeit im transdisziplinären Kontext (4 ECTS) | MA Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche Europaforschung: Europaforschung in transdisziplinärer Perspektive (4 ECTS)

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