Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10721401T11401ROMAN ARCHITECTURECompulsory476
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to examine architectural development from foundation of Roman Empire to its fall. In content of the lecture, it is aimed to examine buildings in the center of Roman Empire and in provinces detailed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Aytekin ERDOĞAN
Learning Outcomes
1to interpretated Building in boundaries of Roma Empire in term of center and provinces.
2to examined development from Romes foudation to the end of empire, buildings risen up in city
3to teach general structures of provincial Roman cities
4to teach architectural influences from Etruscans and Greeks
5to examined important monuments of Roman republic and empire periods, palaces, houses, baths, archs, forums, temples, theatres and amphitheatres.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Building in boundaries of Roma Empire, are being interpretated in term of center and provices. Development from Romes foudation to the end of empire, buildings risen up in city will be examined. General structures of provincial Roman cities and their buildings representing Roman features are considered in the course. Architectural influences from Etruscans and Greeks are told. New Roma architectural techniques are examined detalied. Important monuments of Roman republic and empire periods, palaces, houses, baths, archs, forums, temples, theatres and amphitheatres, are explained in term of center and province. Another part of the course consists of practing of new Roma architectural techniques in Anatolian architecture.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0to inroduce to Roman Architecture
1Roman Wall technic
2the foreign influence in the Roman architecture
3the urbanizm in the Roman architecture (republican period)
4the urbanizm in the Roman architecture (İmperial period)
5the defence structure and the defence system in the Roman architecture
6forums
7midterm exam
8baths
9the civil architectural structure in the Roman period (the domus')
10the civil architectural structure in the Roman period (the villas)
11to introduce to the tempel architecture of roman period
12 the tempel architecture in the republic and imperial period
13the tempel architecture of the imperial period
14roads, bridges and aqueducts
15final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Alexander G. Mc. Kay, Römische Häuser, Villen und Palaste, 1980. John Percival, The Roman Villa, London, 1976. Kenneth Painter, Roman Villas in İtaly, London, 1980. John B. Ward-Perkins, Roman Architecture, Newyork, 1977. Vitruvius, Mimarlık Üzerine On Kitap, Şevki Vanlı Mimarlık Vakfı Yayınları, Mimarlığın Uluslararası Kaynakları: 2, Çeviren: S. Güven, 1990. Thomas Blagg, A Handbook of Roman Art, Newyork, 1983. Martin Thorpe, Roma Mimarlığı, Londra, 1995 (Çeviren: Rıfat Akbulut, 2002). F. Yegül, Antik Çağda Hamamlar ve Yıkanma, 1995 (Çeviren: E. Erten, İstanbul, 2006). J. W. Stamper, The Architecture of Roman Temples, Cambridge, 2005. M. Wheeler, Roma Sanatı ve Mimarlığı, London, 1997 (Çeviren: Z. K. Erden, İstanbul, 2004).
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 Lectures10110
Discussion16232
Question-Answer10110
Team/Group Work212
Seminar212
Self Study5315
Individual Study for Homework Problems12448
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11111
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading12336
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO11 2 34   5
LO21  2 3  4 
LO312  3  4 5
LO41 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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