Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
714002042009CLASSICAL SCULPTURECompulsory246
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to present the sculptured works of all the phases within the Classical period as well as the individual stylistic features of sculptors
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gürcan POLAT
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to recognize the severe style in Greek sculpture.
2To be able to understand the development of the sculpture in the Classical Period and to evaluate their periodical differences.
3To be able to evaluate the idealism and the realism in the Classical Period.
4To able to define the personal styles of sculptors in the Classical Period
5To be able to recognize and evaluate the well-preserved achitectural sculpture in the Classical Period
6To be able to recognize the grave stones in the Classical Period and to examine their development
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This course covers the time period of 490-330 BC. The Athenian prosperity reached its peak during this time period especially in the public works. This progress was influential in the rich sculptured works as well as in the training of famous sculptors. Also the sculptors reflected their personel styles in the works in the Classical Period. In this course, the famous sculptors and their works in the Classical Period will be examined.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course: Scope, importance, and bibliographyAnalysis of the course content
2Transition from the Archaic sculpture to the Classical SculptureKorai, (sf. 98-111) Kouroi (sf.148-151)
3Severe StyleRidgway, (sf. 12-28)
4Severe StyleRidgway, (sf. 29-52)
5The Sculpture of the Zeus Olympia TempleHerrmann, Olympia
6Myron, PheidiasRichter, Sculptors (sf. 160-177)
7ParthenonBrommer, Parthenon
8Mitterm Exam
9Polykleitos, KresilasRichter, Sculptors (sf. 178-181 ve 189-197)
10Alkamenes, PaioniosRichter, Sculptors (sf. 181-187)
11Kephisodotos, PraksitelesRichter, Sculptors (sf. 197-206)
12The Sculpture of the Nereid MonumentShahbazi, (sf.75-110)
13Timotheos, Skopas Richter, Sculptors (sf. 207-216)
14Bryaxis, Leokhares and the grave stonesRichter, Sculptors (sf. 217-222)
15LysipposRichter, Sculptors (sf. 224-232)
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ders Kitabı: Richter, G.M.A., The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks, 1968 Ridgway, B.S., The Severe Styles in Greek Sculpture, 1979. Boardman, J., Greek Sculpture, Classical Period, 1985. Brommer, F., Die Parthenon Skulpturen,1979. Shahbazi, A.S., The Irano-lycian Monuments,1975. Herrmann, H.-V., Die Olympia-Skulpturen, 1987. Yardımcı Kitaplar: Richter, G.M.A., Korai, Archaic Greek Maidens, Basle, 1968 Richter, G.M.A., Kouroi, Archaic Greek Youths, 1960 Y. Boysal, Klasik Dönem Plastiği, 1979.
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 Lectures16232
Discussion10110
Question-Answer10110
Team/Group Work212
Report Presentation212
Self Study12448
Individual Study for Homework Problems5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11111
Reading12336
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO15 221  4 4
LO25 2    4 4
LO35 212  4 3
LO45 21   4 3
LO55 21   4 3
LO65 21   4 3
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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