The second generation of Czechoslovak Egyptologists: Zbyněk Žába and the Prague chair of Egyptology – origins of the second exile of Jaroslav Černý and his journey from Prague to Oxford (1946–1951) Cover Image

Druhá generace československých egyptologů: Zbyněk Žába a pražská stolice egyptologie – počátky druhého exilu Jaroslava Černého, cesta z Prahy do Oxfordu (1946–1951)
The second generation of Czechoslovak Egyptologists: Zbyněk Žába and the Prague chair of Egyptology – origins of the second exile of Jaroslav Černý and his journey from Prague to Oxford (1946–1951)

Author(s): Adéla Jůnová Macková, Hana Navrátilová
Subject(s): Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Higher Education , WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Post-War period (1950 - 1989)
Published by: Masarykův ústav a Archiv Akademie věd ČR
Keywords: Egyptology; correspondence; history of science; Jaroslav Černý; Zbyněk Žába;

Summary/Abstract: This study presents the complex post-war development of Prague Egyptology 1946–1951 through the correspondence of two of its important practitioners, Egyptologist Jaroslav Černý and his pupil and colleague Zbyněk Žába. This study presents the period from the postwar resumption of Egyptology tuition at the Charles University Faculty of Arts in Prague to the time Jaroslav Černý settled in Britain and Zbyněk Žába settled in Prague.

  • Issue Year: 8/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 89-168
  • Page Count: 80
  • Language: Czech