Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10721401T11402LATE ANTIQUE ARTCompulsory486
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of the Course is to understand Late antiquity art that begin with the Tetrarchia period to the 6th. century.The aim of course is define the general framework (historical, social and cultural infrastructure) of the period that the official spread the Christian religion and geography of the Roman Empire. Architectural monuments of Late Antique and Justinianos Period. New legal status of Christianity and the art that changed after the period of Emperor Constantinus
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Emine TOK
Learning Outcomes
1Historical, cultural and geographical boundaries of the Late Antiquity era
2to understand general features of Late Antiquity
3Late Antique Architectural Monuments
4The impact of the Pagan culture and other cultures on architecture
5to be able to have literature of Late Antiquity art.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
At the end of the course, the students will be able to define the Late Antiquity and Justinianos period of historical, cultural and geographical boundaries. They will be able to to interpret architectural monuments which built in this periods: The first religious buildings of Christianity (domus ecclesia, basilicas, martyria) and (secular and military architecture) after Constantinus I and Justinianos monuments and their relationship with Roman Imperial architecture.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The history and geography of Late Antique and Justinianos Period
2The political, administrative and social structure of Late Antique and Justinianos Period in the light of source texts
3The emergence of Christianity and First architectural examples: catacombs and house church
4Architectural activities of Constantinus I period (Rome Basilicas,, Trier Basilica)
5Architectural activities of Constantinus I period (Jerusalem Churches, Konstantinopolis Churches)
6Architectural activities of Constantinus I period (Konstantinopolis Fortification, Hippodrom)
7Architectural activities of Constantinus I period (Konstantinopolis Great Palace)
8Mid-term exam.
9Architectural activities after Constantinus I period (Theodosius Fortifications, Theodosius Port)
10Architectural activities after Constantinus I period (Konstantinopolis Forums)
11Architectural activities after Constantinus I period (Konstantinopolis Forums)
12Architectural activities after Constantinus I period (Konstantinopolis Antiokhos and Lausos Palaces)
13Architectural activities after Constantinus I period (Konstantinopolis Water Systems-Open Cisterns and )
14 late antiquity Mosaic Art (Antioch, Zeugma, Konstantinopolis)
156th century and changing art style
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
P. Brown, Geç Antik Çağda Roma ve Bizans Dünyası, (Çev.T.Kçar), İst.2000. R. Krautheimer, S. Ćurčić, Early Christian And Byzantine Architecture ,1992. B. Brenk, Spätantike und frühes christentum, 1977. J. Lowden, Early Christian and Byzantine Art, London, 1997. W. L. Macdonald, Early christian and Byzantine architecture, 1968. J. Lassus, The Early Christian and Byzantine world, 1966. J. Beckwith, Early Christian and Byzantine Art (1993). R. Cormack, Byzantine Art (2000). E. James, Art and Text in Byzantine Culture (2007). R. Milburn, Early Christian Art and Architecture (1988).
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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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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LO3  1 2 3 45
LO4  1 23 45 
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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