Mgr. Filip Horáček, Ph.D.

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filip.horacek@upol.cz
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Curriculum Vitae

 

Schools

1985–1992                     Elementary school in Prague

17.5. 1996                      Graduation, Fountain Hills High School, Arizona, USA

 

Higher education

1998–2001                     Bachelor studies, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague (studium generale, individually concentrated on ancient Greek religion)

2001–2004                     Master studies, Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Charles University Prague (major: ancient Greek and Jewish religions)

13. 9. 2004                     State examination: Religious studies (Master thesis: Theology of Fate in Pindarʼs Second Olympian Ode; in Czech)

2009–2015                     unfinished doctoral studies, Department of Old Testament Studies, Protestant Theological Faculty, Charles University Prague

2010                               Prize of Jan-Hus-Foundation

2016–2018                     Doctoral studies, General Anthropology (major: Philosophical Anthropology), Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague

5. 12. 2018                     Doctoral Examination and Thesis Defense: Anthropology in Synesiusʼ De insomniis; with a Translation; in Czech)

Work

2000                               Volunteering as personal attendant

2004–2005                     Maintenance man (Academic Roman Catholic Parish Prague, church of the Most Holy Saviour; half-time)

2005–2007                     Volunteering as agricultural worker (horses, cows, other livestock, etc.) on an ecological farm near Horšovský Týn

2004–2018                     Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague – Assistent lecturer, full-time.

2015–2017                     Centre for Patristic, Medieval and Renaissance Texts, Sts. Cyril and Methodius Theological Faculty, Palacký University, Olomouc (CZ) – researcher (centre of excellence), half-time.

2014–                             Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague – external teacher

2018–                             Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague – external teacher

2018–                             Centre for Patristic, Medieval and Renaissance Texts, Sts. Cyril and Methodius Theological Faculty, Palacký University, Olomouc (CZ) – researcher, full-time.

 

Abroad

 

• 2018 (May): Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik, Universität Wien, by Prof. Dr.

Claudia Rapp (funded by Österreichischer Akademischer Austauschdienst, AKTION

Österreich-Tschechien).

• Short-term stays in libraries in Regensburg (D), Munich (D), Vienna (A; repeatedly), Graz (A), Frankfurt a.M. (D).

 

Research interests

Synesius of Cyrene, his life, works and the world of Late Antiquity; Ancient Greek; Pindar.

Publications

          Books

• Horáček, Filip: K čemu je věštění ze snů? Překlad a výklad Synesiova spisu O snech;

Červený Kostelec: Mervart 2019. ISBN 978-80-7465-345-2. [What Is

Oniromancy Good for? An Interptetation and Translation of Synesiusʼ De insomniis]

• Horáček, Filip – Radek Chlup. Učebnice klasické řečtiny. Praha: Academia, 2012. ISBN

978-80-200-2123-6. [Textbook of Classical Greek]

 

  Articles

           

• Horáček, Filip. „Synesios: List o venkovském životě (Ep. 148)“, Auriga 59/2 (2017), s. 77–

90. ISSN 1211-3379. [Synesius on Countryside Life, Ep. 148]          

• Horáček, Filip. „Tři výhrady biskupa Synesia vůči křesťanství: duše, svět a vzkříšení“,

Studia theologica 19/2 (2017), s. 23–42. ISSN 1212-8570. [Three Reservations of

Bishop Synesius about Christian Teachings: Soul, World, and Resurrection]

• Horáček, Filip. „A Threefold Cultural Encounter: Ancient Hellenism, Christianity and Jews

in Synesius’ Epistle 5“, Communio viatorum 60/1 (2013), s. 19–34. ISSN 0010-3713.

• Horáček, Filip. „Synesios, Ep. 5: Komentář s překladem“, Auriga 55/1 (2013), s. 66–94.

ISSN [Synesius Ep. 5: A Commentary with Translation]

• Horáček, Filip. „Proprium ʽKyrénéʼ“, Auriga 54 (2012), s. 21–32. ISSN 1211-3379. [The

Proper Name ʻKyreneʼ]

• Horáček, Filip. „Problematika vzniku řecké alfabéty II: Dvě opominuté teorie“, Listy

filologické / Folia philologica 134/1–2 (2011), s. 7–23. ISSN 0024-4457. [Problems

Connected with Creation of the Greek Alphabet]

• Horáček, Filip. „Problematika vzniku řecké alfabéty I: Povaha vynálezu a datace“, Listy

filologické / Folia philologica 133/3–4 (2010), s. 239–293. ISSN 0024-4457. 

• Horáček, Filip. „Hospodin a Bůh: Nad jejich náboženskodějinným obrazem“, in: Horáček,

F. – N. Schmidt (eds.): Salvatoria. Almanach k 60. narozeninám Tomáše

Halíka. Praha: Česká křesťanská akademie, 2008, s. 59–84. ISBN 978-80-85795-40-0.

[God and the Lord: An Essay on Their Image in Religious History]

• Horáček, Filip. „Tři sondy do slovesného systému biblické hebrejštiny“, in: Kružík, J. (ed.):

Vita activa, vita contemplativa: Janu Sokolovi k sedmdesátým narozeninám. Praha:

FHS UK, 2006, s. 176–195. ISBN 80-239-6980-3. [Three Probes into

Hebrew Verbal System]

• Horáček, Filip. „Areté u Pindara“, in: Kružík, J. (ed.): K věcem samým. Sborník Zdeňku

Pincovi k šedesátým narozeninám. Praha: FHS UK, 2005, s. 49–59. ISBN 80-239-

4174-7. [Arete in Pindar] 

• Horáček, Filip. „Maximos z Tyru: O erótice“, Souvislosti. Revue pro literaturu a kulturu

14/4 (2003), s. 11–17. ISSN 0862-6928. [Maximus of Tyre: On Erotics]

 

               Reviews

 

• Horáček, Filip. „Radek Chlup: Proklos“, Reflexe. Filosofický časopis 40 (2011), s. 105–113.

ISSN 0862-6901.

• Horáček, Filip. „Bedřich Nosek: Aramejština Babylónského Talmudu: Praktická

gramatika“, Studia theologica 12/4 (2010), s. 134–138. ISSN 1212-8570.

• Horáček, Filip. „Zdeněk Kratochvíl: Délský potápěč k Hérakleitově řeči“, Reflexe.

Filosofický časopis 35 (2008), s. 106–115. ISSN 0862-6901.

 

               Editorial work

 

• Vítek, T.: Sedm mudrců a jejich výroky. Praha: Herrmann a synové, 2010.

• kap. 15 ve: Vítek, T.: Věštění v antickém Řecku II. Tělo a sny. Praha: Herrmann a syn., 2013.

• Horáček, F. – N. Schmidt (eds.): Salvatoria. Almanach k 60. narozeninám Tomáše

Halíka. Praha: Česká křesťanská akademie, 2008, s. 59-84. ISBN 978-80-85795-40-0.

[A Festschrift for Tomáš Halík]

 

Teaching

 

Classical Greek (with Readings from Plato, Plutarch, the Letter of Aristeas, Porphyry, Synesius); ancient Greek culture (Pindar; interpretation of dreams); Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic (with Readings).

Two students of mine were awarded Josef Hlávka Prize (for best students under 33):

2011 Jana Hadravová: An analysis of Psalm 139 (Bachelor thesis; in Czech);

2008 Milan Hanyš: The Song of Deborah in literary and historical Contexts

(Bachelor thesis; in Czech).

 

Membership

 

Czech Patristics Society / Česká patristická společnost

 

Colloquia, conferences, etc.

 

• „Josefovy sny v Matoušově evangeliu 1–2“ [Josephʼs Dreams in Matthew 1–2]. Lecture:

Society for Philosophical Anthropology, Faculy of Humanities, 11. 12. 2018.

• „Pneuma a věštění v Synesiově spise O snech“ [Pneuma and Oniromancy in Synesiusʼ De

insomniis]. Colloquium „Work in Progress“, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy

of Sciences), 24. 11. 2017.

• „Dreams in the Bible against the Background of Greco-Roman (Systematic) Thought on

Dreams“. Conference: „Interactions in Interpretations“, The Czech Academy of

Sciences, Charles University, Palacký University; Protestant Theological Faculty,

Charles Univ., 4.–5. 2017.

• „Synesios z Kyrény – filosof, křesťan, pohan?“ [Synesius of Cyrene – Philosopher,

Christian, Pagan?]. Conference: „Patristická konference“, Center for Patristic,

Medieval, and Renaissance Texts, Sts. Cyril and Methodius Theological Faculty,

University of Palacký, Olomouc (CZ), 24.–25. 9. 2015.

 

 Prague, 7 January 2019