Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10721401T11302TRADE AND COLONIZATIONCompulsory366
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this lecture is discussing expansion of Greek world, colonization movements and dinamics of the trade in the Dark Ages and the Archaic Period.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Mehmet Nezih AYTAÇLAR
Learning Outcomes
11. Students will be able to learn the consepts such as Colony, apoikia, emprion and trade, and to have an idea about the resources on these topics.
22. Students will be able to learn the problems of the İonian colonisation in the Dark Ages.
33. Students will be able to learn relaitons between the Greek world and the Near Eastern civilisations.
44. Students will be able to learn relaitons between the Greek world and the Egyptian civilisation
55. Students will be able to understand the problems and the mechanism of the Iron Age Mediterranean trade
66. Students will be able to understand the Dynamics of the colonisation movement
77. Students will be able to learn the chronologies and the problems of the Western Mediterranean colonies.
88. Students will be able to learn the chronologies and the problems of the Propontis and the Black Sea colonies.
99. Students will be able to make library research and internet browsing about certain subjects
1010. Students will be able to express his knowledge and experiences on the subject by writing.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this lecture, early stages of the expansion of Greek world will be discussed. In this context, problems, chronologies and dynamics of the early colonisation of the Western Anatolia in the Iron Age and colonisation movement of the Late Geometric/Archaic Periods will also be discussed. In that period, the problems and mechanism of the trade will be addressed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Main concepts about colonisation and trade, sources.
2Western Anatolian colonisation in the Early Iron Age (Ionia, Aeolis, Eastern Dor) - IReading (Cook-1962, 23-28, Huxley 1972, 23-35)
3Western Anatolian colonisation in the Early Iron Age (Ionia, Aeolis, Eastern Dor) - IIReading (Cook-1962, 29-35)
4Relations between the Greek world and the Near Eastern civilisations - I Reading (Boardman 1980, 54-71)
5Relations between the Greek world and the Near Eastern civilisations - IIReading (Boardman 1980, 71-84) Presentation
6Early periods of Al MinaReading (Boardman 1980, 35-46)
7Middle periods of Al Mina, Tell Sukas, Meshad HasyavyahuMiddle periods of Al Mina, Tell Sukas, Meshad Hasyavyahu
8Midterm exam.
9Relations between the Greek world and EgyptReading (Boardman 1980, 111-117; 141-153)
10Naukratis and TocraReading (Boardman 1980, 118-133; 153-159)
11Western Mediterranean colonisationReading (Boardman 1980, 161-191)
12Mediterranean trade in the Iron AgesReading (Sherratt ve Sherratt 1993)
13Dynamics of the colonisationReading (Tsetskhladze 2006, xxiii-lxvi)
14Colonies of the Propontis-Black Sea - IReading (Petropoulos 2005, 1-13; Boardman 1980, 238-245)
15Colonies of the Propontis-Black Sea - IIReading (Petropoulos 2005, 15-40; Boardman 1980, 246-256) Presentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• J. Boardman, The Greeks Overseas. Their Early colonies and Trade, London, 1980 • G. R. Tsetskhladze, Introduction. Revisiting Ancient Greek Colonisation, in. G.R. Tsetskhladze (Ed.) Greek Colonisation. An Account of Greek Colonies and other Settlement Overseas, Volume 1, Leiden-Boston, 2006. • E. K. Petropoulos, Hellenic Colonization in Euxeinos Pontos. Penetration, early establishment, ant the problem of the “emporion” revisited, Oxford, 2005. • J. M. Cook, The Greeks in Ionia and the East, London, 1962 • G.L. Huxley, Early Ionians, Oxford, 1972. • Sherratt and Sherratt 1993: S. Sherratt, A. Sherratt, The Growth of the Mediterranean Economy in the Early First Millennium BC, WorldA 24, Ancient Trade: New Perspectives, 361-378
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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LO24      2  
LO35   3  2  
LO44   4 2   
LO543        
LO64   4     
LO743        
LO84         
LO94   3     
LO1022        
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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