Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
714001032009ANCIENT GREEK HISTORYCompulsory114
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of the course is to make learn main phases of Greek civilization that occured since 2nd Millenium BC, to show basic battles and treaties of Greek world and in consequence to reflect to students social-politic and social-cultural daily life of Greek world
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi. Aytekin ERDOĞAN
Learning Outcomes
1to demonstrate and exercise independence of mind and thought.
2to know the Modern and ancient literature about course of Ancient Greek History.
3to know main historical events (battles, treaties) which efect Greek civilization.
4to understand main imigrations and colonizations in ancient Greek history.
5to learn main politic events and politic formations which appeared during ancient Greek history.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The Course include that the issues contributing to the formation of Greek civilization that occured in 2nd Millenium BC and afterwards important events such as battles, treaties, leages and imigrations in the main phases of Greek history as Protogeometric, Geometric, Archaic and Hellenistic and reflection of these events to Greek city-states.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction to the course. Main literatur sources. Ancient literaturs.Meeting. Definition of the course intents.
1Historical geography and geograohical boundaries of Greek civilization.
2Aegean immigrations and Dorian invation. Dark Ages.Reading (O. Tekin, Eski Yunan ve Roma Tarihine Giriş).
3Greek city-states in Eastern Greece and realitons between Greek and Phrygian, Lydian civilizations.
4Ancient Greek colonization, colonies and new social structure of Greek society.Reading (A.M. Mansel, Ege ve Yunan Tarihi).
5Reforms at Athens.
6Greco-Persian Battles. Ionian Revolution, Attic-Delian League. Reading (J.K. Williams, The Empire of the Ancient Greece).
7Mid-term exam.
8Peloponnesian War. Sicilian expedition. Revolt of the satraps of Eastern Greek.
9Rise of Macedonian kingdom. Alexander Great and his successors. Reading (O. Tekin, Eski Anadolu ve Trakya: Ege Göçlerinden Roma İmparatorluğu'nun İkiye Ayrılmasına Kadar).
10Main political structure and character of Alexander Great's empire.
11Afterwards Alexander Great. Wars of the Diadochi.Reading (P.J. Rhodes, A History of the Classical Greek Word)
12Hellenistic kingdoms and their characters.
13Pergamonian, Bithynian, Pontic Cappadocian, Armenian and Commagenian Kingdoms.
14Collapse of Hellenistic Kingdoms and the power of Rome.
15Final Exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
J. Boardman, The Oxford History of the Classical World (1993). V.R.d'A. Desborough, The Last Mycenaeans and their Successors (1964). V.R.d'A. Desborough, The Greek Dark Ages (1972). G.L. Huxley, The Early Ionians (1972). I.S. Lemos, The Protogeometric Aegean (2002). A.M. Mansel, Ege ve Yunan Tarihi (1983). P.J. Rhodes, A History of the Classical Greek Word (2006). V. Sevin, Eski Anadolu ve Trakya Başlangıcından Pers Egemenliğine Kadar (2003). A.M. Snodgrass, The Dark Age of Greece (2000). O. Tekin, Eski Yunan Tarihi, İletişim Yayınları (1998). O. Tekin, Eski Anadolu ve Trakya: Ege Göçlerinden Roma İmparatorluğu'nun İkiye Ayrılmasına Kadar (2007). O. Tekin, Eski Yunan ve Roma Tarihine Giriş (2008). J.K. Williams, The Empire of the Ancient Greece (2003).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures10220
Team/Group Work224
Report Presentation212
Self Study10330
Individual Study for Homework Problems5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11111
Reading12224
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO3 1 2 3 4 5
LO4 1 2 3 4 5
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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