Katedra blízkovýchodních studií / Department of Middle Eastern Studies


Recent Submissions

Vis, Benjamin
Transitions and Transformations: Evidential Relations between Archaeology and Urban Morphology

There has been a loose association between archaeology and urban morphology since its emergence. Nonetheless, it would appear relatively few urban morphologists have a proper grounding in archaeology and it seldom comes to explicit exchanges on theoretical, analytical, or purposive grounds. ...

Šašková, Kateřina
Hebrejci v Asýrii v 8. a 7. století př. n. l.

Assyrian sources provide a relatively large amount of references to the people living in Assyria and bearing the name of Hebrew (or probably Hebrew) origin. Some other persons are directly said to come from Israel or Judah. The following study attempts to identify these ...

Baumanová, Monika
Urban kinaesthetic heritage and production of social sustainability

The paper addresses the current need for expanding ways to understand and research aspects of urban sustainability, which are related to the social environment. Sustainability of living historic cities is related to, among other factors, their socio-spatial structure and relationships. For p...

Sobotková, Veronika
Boundaries of Life and Death from the Viewpoint of Shi’i Islamic Jurisprudence and the Consequences in the Field of Islamic Bioethics

The article provides an overview of the various opinions, theories and debate concerning the boundaries of human life (the beginning and end of human life) in Shi‘i Islam and the important consequences in terms of the use of different medical technologies. It considers this is...

Baumanová, Monika
Sensory Synaesthesia: Combined Analyses Based on Space Syntax in African Urban Contexts

The organization of past urban space continues to be an important focus of archaeological research in sub-Saharan Africa where the methods of space syntax now offer new interpretations of the built environment. Traditionally, space syntax uses access analysis graphs for buildings and ax...