Byzantium:
History, Language, Literature

People

Research Fields

  • linguistic analysis of Byzantine texts, mainly focusing on the syntax and pragmatics of various language registers;
  • development of Byzantine and post-Byzantine Greek and language registers of the Byzantine literature;
  • narrative analysis of Byzantine literature (early hagiography, epic, novel)
  • orality and literacy in the Byzantine culture;
  • military history of the Byzantine empire in the 11th and 12th centuries and the contacts of Byzantium with Nomads;
  • reception of Byzantine history and culture in the modern times.

Projects

Selected Publications

  • BOČKOVÁ LOUDOVÁ, Kateřina. On the Category of Particles in Byzantium. In Hinterberger, M. (ed.), The Language of Byzantine Learned Literature. Turnhout 2014, 147–169.
  • BOČKOVÁ LOUDOVÁ, Kateřina. Η καγηγορία των μοριών στα βυζαντινά γραμματικά εγχειρίδια: Η αμετάβλητη παράδοση. In Solti, D. E. (ed.), Studia Hellenica. Budapest 2016, 35–47.
  • KULHÁNKOVÁ, Markéta. Das Eindringen der Volkssprache in die byzantinische Literatur als eines der Elemente der asteiotes. Frühmittelalterliche Studien : Jahrbuch des Instituts für Frühmittelalterforschung der Universität Münster 45 (2012) 233–243.
  • KULHÁNKOVÁ, Markéta - Ondřej CIKÁN. Digenis Akritis. Byzantský epos o Dvojrodém Hraničáři. Červený Kostelec 2018 (Czech translation).
  • KULHÁNKOVÁ, Markéta. Das gottgefällige Abenteuer. Eine narratologische Analyse der byzantinischen erbaulichen Erzählungen. Červený Kostelec 2015.
  • KULHÁNKOVÁ, Markéta. Zwischen Wüste und Welt: die Konstruktion des Raumes in den byzantinischen erbaulichen Erzählungen. Byzantinische Zeitschrift 108 (2015) 715–733.
  • KULHÁNKOVÁ, Markéta. Scenic narration in the Daniel Sketiotes Dossier of spiritually beneficial tales. Scandinavian Journal for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 3 (2017) 61-79.
  • MEŠKO, M.: Obnova byzantskej moci na Balkáne za vlády Alexia I. Komnéna. Druhá byzantsko-pečenežská vojna (1083-1091). Nitra 2012.
  • MEŠKO, M.: Pecheneg Groups in the Balkans (ca. 1053-1091) according to the Byzantine Sources. In: The Steppe Lands and the World beyond them. Studies in Honor of Victor Spinei on his 70th Birthday, edited by Florin Curta and Bogdan-Petru Maleon. Iaşi 2013, 179–205.

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