Každodenní život učitele a žáka jezuitského gymnázia
[Everyday Life of a Teacher and Student of a Jesuit Grammar School]
Bobková-Valentová, Kateřina – Valentová, Kateřina
history – early modern, education – history
paperback, 282 pp., 1. edition
published: april 2006
recommended price: 250 czk
Kateřina Bobková-Valentová's book presents everyday life of the inhabitants of early-modern period Jesuit grammar school. The first part of the book covers the rules determining the school's operation and community life. The second chapter deals with the structure of the Jesuit pre-higher education system and all of the basic principles used in instruction; the author for instance elaborates on the theatre and its importance in Jesuit educational system. The third part presents both a regular day and a feast day at a Jesuit grammar school, describing students' and teachers' routines, both specific and shared. The book focuses mainly on a Jesuit grammar school (Prague's Clementinum) in a relatively quiet period of 1650-1730.