Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
714001042009HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF ANATOLIACompulsory124
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course basically aims to introduce students with the main civilizations which appeared in Anatolia in antiquety and boundaries of the ancient regions and to teach the localization of important cities in the ancient regions of Anatolia principally Ionia and Aeolis and modern names of these cities.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ersin Doğer
Learning Outcomes
1to know names and boundaries of the ancient regions in Anatolia; both ancient names and modern names of the main cities, rivers, lakes and mountains of the regions.
2to demonstrate and exercise independence of mind and thought.
3to know the main historical events which effect the ancient regions in Anatolia.
4to classify and construe the historical events which effect the ancient regions in Anatolia.
5to know the Modern and ancient literature about course of Historical geography of Anatolia.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The course contents that boundaries of ancient regions, cities and geographical characters of Anatolia in 1st Millenium BC.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course. Main literature.Meeting. Definition of the course intents.
2Primary Hittites civilization, the main civilizations which appeared in Anatolia in 2nd Millenium BC and their expansion.Reading (E. Akurgal, Hatti ve Hitit Uygarlıkları).
3The basicly events and their traces in history geography of Anatolia at the end of the 2nd Millenium-early 1st Millenium BC, subsequently appeared ancient regions.
4The names, boundaries and histories of ancient regions which appeared in 1st Millenium BC.Reading (E. Akurgal, Anadolu Uygarlıkları).
5History and boundary of Ionia.
6The main cities in Ionia and their historical geography.Okuma (G.E. Bean, Eski Çağda Ege Bölgesi).
7History and boundary of Aeolis.
8The main cities in Aeolis and their historical geography.Okuma (E. Doğer, Menemen ya da Tarhaniyat Tarihi.
9Mid-term exam.
10History and boundary of Troas.
11The main cities in Troas and their historical geography.
12History and boundary of Caria.
13The main cities in Caria and their historical geography.Okuma (G.E. Bean, Eski Çağda Menderes'in Ötesi).
14History and boundary of Lycia.
15The main cities in Lycia and their historical geography.Okuma (G.E. Bean, Eski Çağda Lykia Bölgesi).
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
E. Akurgal, Eski İzmir I. Yerleşme Katları ve Athena Tapınağı (1993). E. Akurgal, Eskiçağ'da Ege ve İzmir (1993). E. Akurgal, Hatti ve Hitit Uygarlıkları (1995). E. Akurgal, E. Akurgal, Anadolu Kültür Tarihi (1998). E. Akurgal, Anadolu Uygarlıkları (2007). G.E. Bean, Eski Çağda Ege Bölgesi (1995). G.E. Bean, Eski Çağda Lykia Bölgesi (1998). G.E. Bean, Eski Çağda Güney Kıyıları (1999). G.E. Bean, Eski Çağda Menderes'in Ötesi (2000). E. Doğer, "Some, Boundary Stones in Southern Aiolis", Arkeoloji Dergisi III, İzmir, 1995. E. Doğer-İ.Gezgin, "Arkaik ve Klasik Dönemde Smyrna'nın Dış Savunması Üzerine Gözlemler", II. Uluslararası İzmir Sempozyumu, Nisan 1998, İzmir, 5-30. E. Doğer, Menemen ya da Tarhaniyat Tarihi (1998). E. Doğer, "Bornova'nın Kısa Tarihi", Bornova Albümü (ed. Hasan Arıcan), Tepekule Kitaplığı Yayınları 2, 1999. E. Doğer, "İlkçağ'da İzmir'in Stratejik Konumu", 21. Yüzyıl Eşiğinde İzmir Sempozyumu, 2001, 16-27. E. Doğer, İzmir’in Smyrnası (2006). V. Sevin, Anadolu'nun Tarihi Coğrafyası (2007).
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
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Team/Group Work155
Self Study10330
Individual Study for Mid term Examination144
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Reading11333
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
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3
PO
4
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5
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6
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7
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8
PO
9
PO
10
LO1        45
LO2  3  45   
LO3        45
LO4         5
LO5         5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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