The latest research on old routes in the regions of Turnov and central Pojizeří: perspectives and complications
Source document: Studia historica Brunensia. 2021, vol. 68, iss. 1, pp. 215-225
ISSN1803-7429 (print)2336-4513 (online)
The article deals with the beginnings of the modern study of old routes in the region of north-eastern Bohemia, whose imaginary axis is formed by the river Jizera. The aim of the paper is to present the potential and pitfalls of the research and the methods used. It presents several conclusions on the research of the course of extinct routes, such as the course of the route through the foothills of the Jizera Mountains towards the Novosvětský pass and the route from the Mladá Boleslav region via Vysoké nad Jizerou to Lower Silesia. In a more theoretical conclusion, the study outlines general issues relating to the research of old routes.