Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10721402T11412BYZANTION POTTERYElective484
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course it is examined a history of the Byzantine ceramic art and ceramic art in the Anatolian –Byzantine researches. Also Late Roman/Early Byzantine, Middle Byzantine and Late Byzantine periods ceramic technology and typology is given to students.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Lale DOĞER
Learning Outcomes
1The understanding of the main concept and terminology about Byzantine pottery.
2The objects which were produced between 4th to 15th centuries will be distinguished according to their typology, style, technic and chronological order.
3The relations of these items with the modern different cultures products.
4The evaluation of these artifacts according to workshop, technic-material, the supply and demand points and the user profile. The determination of the artifacts within socially and economically.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Coarse-wares, Fine Wares (4th-15th cen.). The Manufacture and Marketing of Byzantine Pottery.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1An Introduction to Byzantine Pottery
2The Study of Byzantine Ceramics
3Early Byzantine Pottery Classification and Chronology
4Early Byzantine Coarse-wares (Accompanied by visual materials).
5Early Byzantine Fine –wares African Red Slip Wares (Accompanied by visual materials).
6Late Roman C Ware EgyptianPainted Ware Glazed Vessels (Accompanied by visual materials).
7Middle Byzantine Pottery Classification and Chronology
8Middle Byzantine Coarse –wares (Accompanied by visual materials).
9Midterm
10Middle Byzantine Fine –Wares Constantinapolitan Glazed White Ware Polychrome Ware (Accompanied by visual materials).
11Sgraffito Ware (Accompanied by visual materials).
12Slip Painted Ware
13Late Byzantine Pottery Classification and Chronology
14Zeuxsippus Ware, Painted Sgraffito Ware, Palaeologian Ware (Accompanied by visual materials).
15The Manufacture and Marketing of Byzantine Pottery
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
-D. Bakırcı, Byzantine Glazed Ceramics, 1999 -F. O. Waage, “Ceramics and Islamic Coins: The Glazed Pottery”, Antioch on the Orontes,4 , 1 (1948), 80-108 J. M. Spıeser, Die Byzantinische Keramik Aus Der Stadtgrabung Von Pergamon, 1996 -L. Doğer, İzmir Arkeoloji Müzesi Örnekleriyle Kazıma Dekorlu Ege-Bizans Seramikleri, 2000 -L.Doğer, “Halkın İmge Dünyasında Seramik Sanatı/The Art of Ceramics in the Imagination of the Folk”, Kalanlar-12. ve 13. Yüzyıllarda Türkiye’de Bizans/The Remnants-12th and 13th Centuries Byzantine Objects in Turkey, Vehbi Koç Vakfı, İstanbul 2007, 48-55. -V. François, “La ceramique Byzantine a Thasos”, Etudes Thasiennes (XVI), 1995. -J. W.Hayes, Excavations at Saraçhane in İstanbul, 2 : Princeton 1992. -J.M. Spieser, Die Byzantinische Keramik aus Pergamon, Berlin 1996 -Byzantine Glazed Ceramics, The Art of Sgraffito, Ed. D. Papanikola-Bakırtzı, Athens 1999. -B. Böhlendorf-Arslan, Glassierte byzantinische Keramik aus der Türkei, Teil I-III (2004). -J.W.Hayes, Late Roman Pottery, 1972. - A.C. Archaeological Studies Leiden University Series. -K. Dark, Byzantine Pottery, UK.2001 J. Vroom, After Antiquity, Ceramics and Society in the Aegean from the 7th to the 20th century Everday Life in Byzantium, ed. Demetra Papanikola-Bakirtzis, Atina 2002
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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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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LO13 43533 34
LO244 344433 
LO343 434 233
LO44 3 223 43
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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