Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
0714002202013ANATOLIAN MYTHSElective245
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lesson is to learn mythos which held in Anatolia much more detailed way and make a connection and examine between those Ancient Greek myths and modern legends.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Yasemin POLAT
Learning Outcomes
11- Analyze detailed way frequently selected mythos on art works which experienced in Anatolia.
22- Apprehend two important subjects for Anatolian land that known as Iliad and Aeneas.
33- Collect late legends from different regions of Anatolia.
4Examine earthly connections between local legends and ancient Greek mythologies.
55- Able to research in library and internet.
66- Express knowledge and experienceses in written form about searched subject .
77- Able to read modern literature in detailed way.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this lecture we are going to discuss especially Iliad elaborative way, the personalities and events are going to be analyzed. The important sessions about Anatolia in the Legend of Aeneas will going to be analyzed. The myths from late period of Anatolia will going to be compiled and compared with ancient Greek myths. With this way cultural values of Anatolia will be apprehended.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Presentation of Course : Contens and İmportance Recognition and content of the course
2Homeros, İlias, overviewLecture. (Homeros, İlias)
3İlias starting point Lecture. (Homeros, İlias)
4 İlias, Anatolian coast Lecture. (Homeros, İlias)
5İlias, war, dead of HectorLecture. (Homeros, İlias)
6 İlias, after İlias Lecture. (Vergilius, Aeneis)
7Vergilius, Aeneis, overwiev Lecture. (Vergilius, Aeneis)
8Mid-term exam
9Local legends and comparisons with ancient Greek mythology.Seminar
10 Local legends and comparisons with ancient Greek mythology. Seminar
11 Local legends and comparisons with ancient Greek mythology. Seminar
12Some other Greek myths in Anatolia (Arakhne, Marsias, Midas, Amazons)Lecture (Grimal 1997, Erhat 1978)
13Some other Greek myths in Anatolia (Arakhne, Marsias, Midas, Amazons)Lecture (Grimal 1997, Erhat 1978)
14Some other Greek myths in Anatolia (Arakhne, Marsias, Midas, Amazons)Lecture (Grimal 1997, Erhat 1978)
15Some other Greek myths in Anatolia (Arakhne, Marsias, Midas, Amazons)Lecture (Grimal 1997, Erhat 1978)
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Recommended: Homeros, İlyada. Vergilius, Aeneis Azra Erhat, Mitoloji Sözlüğü, İstanbul, 1978. (Remzi Kitabevi) Required Reading: Pierre Grimal, Mitoloji Sözlüğü, İstanbul, 1997. (Sosyal Yayınlar) Edith Hamilton, Mitologya (Varlık Yayınları) Hesiodos Eseri ve Kaynakları, Ankara, 1977.(Çev. S. Eyüboğlu-A. Erhat) Homeros, İliada, İstanbul, 1975. (Çev. A. Erhat-A. Kadir) Homeros, Odysseia, İstanbul, 1978. (Çev. A. Erhat-A. Kadir) F. Işık, Doğa Ana Kubaba, Tanrıçaların Ege’de Buluşması, İstanbul, 1999. G. Schwab, Klasik Yunan Mitolojisinin En Güzel Efsaneleri I-II, İzmir Erica Simon, Die Götter der Griechen, München, 1966. D.J. Sobol, Yunan Mitolojisinde Amazonlar, Ankara, 1999. M. Stone, Tanrılar Kadınken, İstanbul, 2000. E.T. Tulunay, Pelops’un Gizemi, İstanbul, 1998. F. Tülek, Efsuncu Orpheus, İstanbul, 1998. D. Ulansey, Mitras, Gizlerin Kökeni, Antik Dünyada Kozmoloji ve Din, İstanbul, 1998. P. Vayne, Yunanlılar Mitlerine İnanmışlar mıydı?, Ankara, 2003 (Dost ) G. Çelgin, Eski Yunan Dininde ve Mitolojisinde Artemis, İstanbul, 1986.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Discussion133
Individual Study for Homework Problems12224
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12121
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading13339
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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