Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10721402T11411INTRODUCTION TO BYZANTION ARTElective474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to determine the character of Byzantine work with archeological, aesthetic and iconographic content.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Lale DOĞER
Learning Outcomes
1To learn basic concepts about Byzantine archeology and art.
2To evaluate the Byzantine Architecture (style, interaction, chronological)
3To evaluate the Byzantine Minor Arts (style, interaction, chronological
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Overview on the History of Byzantium, Defination of Byzantine Archeology and Art, Byzantine Civilization in the History of Civilization
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction: Objectives and contents of the course
2 Overview on the History of Byzantium
3Byzantine Religious Architecture: Terminology Related to the Church Architecture Basilika and Type of Basilika (Accompanied by visual materials).
4Hellenistic Basilicas (Constantinopolis, Ioannes Studios) Vaulted Basilicas (Karaman, Binbir Kilise) Domed Basilicas (Constantinopolis, Hagia Sophia..) (Accompanied by visual materials).
5Type of Middle and Late Byzantine Church Plan . (Accompanied by visual materials).
6Baptisterium(Accompanied by visual materials)..
7Byzantine Civil Architecture: Housing, Palace, Forum, Water Systems, Tombs. (Accompanied by visual materials)..
8Byzantine Pottery.
9Ara sınav
10Byzantine Ivory (Accompanied by visual materials)..
11Byzantine Icons (Accompanied by visual materials).
12Byzantine Metalwork (Accompanied by visual materials).
13Byzantine Glasswork (Accompanied by visual materials).
14Byzantine Miniature
15Review and evaluation
16Final Sınavı
Recommended or Required Reading
W. Müler-Wiener, İstanbul’un Tarihsel Topografyası, İstanbul 2002 (2.baskı) D.T. Rice, The Art of Byzantium, London 1959 J. Beckwith, Early Christian and Byzantine Art, London 1979 M. Grant, Roma’dan Bizans’a, İstanbul 2000 D. Bakırcı, Byzantine Glazed Ceramics. Athens. 1999. J. M. Spıeser, Die Byzantinishe Keramik Aus der Stadtgrabung Von Pergamon, 1996. L. Doğer, İzmir Arkeoloji Müzesi Örnekleriyle Kazıma Dekorlu Ege-Bizans Seramikleri. E.Ü. Edebiyat Fak. Yayınları, İzmir,2000 J. W.Hayes, Excavations at Saraçhane in İstanbul, II. The Pottery : Princeton 1992. _ Icons from Sinai, ed.Robert S. Nelson and Kristen M. Collins, Los Angeles,2006 K. Weıtzman, Byzantıne Book Illumınatıon & Ivorıes, London 1980 Y.O.Uçkan, V.Bulgurlu,Ö. Çömezoğlu, “Lüks Üretimde ve Günlük Kullanımda Cam Sanatı/Glasswork in Luxury Production and Everyday Life ” Kalanlar-12. ve 13. Yüzyıllarda Türkiye’de Bizans/The Remnants-12th and 13th Centuries Byzantine Objects in Turkey, Vehbi Koç Vakfı, İstanbul 2007, 45-47. 45-47.  C.ISINGS, Roman Glass From Dated Finds, Groningen 1957 Z. Oral –ÇAKMAKÇI, Örnekler Işığında Bizans Asia’sında Cam Sanatı, Yayınlanmamış Doktora Tezi, Ege Üniversitesi Sosyal Bil. Ens. 2008 M. Acara, "Bizans Maden Sanatında Dini Törenlerde Kullanılan Litürjik Eserler", (Basılmamış Doktora Tezi), Hacetepe Üniversitesi, Ankara 1997 E. Akyürek, Sanatın Ortaçağı,İstanbul 1997 R.Milburn, Early Christian Art and Architecture, California. 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
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 Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading14456
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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3
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5
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9
PO
10
LO14 5 4  4 3
LO233 34 4 4 
LO34 3  3   4
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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