Putování za názvy obcí Jihlavska

Title in English Wandering for the names of municipalities in the Jihlava Region


Year of publication 2021
Type Popularization text
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

Description The book explains the origin and expansion of the names of settlements in the Jihlava region, which provide a picture not only of the types and age of them, but also reveal various layers of settlement in the region and the developed medieval mining of silver ore. The names also are indicative of soem contacts with German mining colonists and natural phenomena. After the vanishing of some settlements, the present names of forests, fields, etc. remain. The names of the villages belong to the historical memory of the region. They show belonging to a national language, form regional awareness and strengthen a sense of home. It is therefore good to learn a little more about them.

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