Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205045031982Turkish Middle Asia Architecture I.Elective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to present the Turkish architectural works in Middle Asia after Great Seljukians period that gave source to the Anatolian Turkish architecture with examples.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Rüçhan BUBUR
Learning Outcomes
1To learn the researches and publications about Seljukian architecture in Middle Asia.
2To learn the Seljukian architecture in Middle Asia.
3To learn the Khorezm architecture.
4To know the architectural works of Altun Orda Khanate period.
5To learn the Middle Asia Turkish architecture during and after the Timurid period.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The content of this course covers the studies on the architectural works built by Turkish Islamic states and societies in Middle Asia during and after Great Seljukians, Khorezm and Timurid periods.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The rise of Seljukians in Middle Asia, historical historical developments and the foundation of Seljukian state.Lecture and Presentation
2Great Seljukian mosques in Middle Asia.Lecture and Presentation
3Great Seljukian turbes.Lecture and Presentation
4Great Seljukian caravansaries.Lecture and Presentation
5Great Seljukian castles.Lecture and Presentation
6The fall of the Great Seljukians and Turkish architecture in Middle Asia afterwards.Lecture and Presentation
7Khorezm period mosques and mescits.Lecture and Presentation
8Midterm
9Khorezm period turbe and kumbets.Lecture and Presentation
10Architectural works of Altun Orda period in Middle Asia. Lecture and Presentation
11Basic factors forming the Timurid period architecture and fundamentals of this architecture. Lecture and Presentation
12Timurid period mosques.Lecture and Presentation
13Timurid period turbe and kumbets.Lecture and Presentation
14Timurid period military and civil buildings.Lecture and Presentation
15Turkish architecture in Middle Asia after Timurid period.Lecture and Presentation
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
AKIN, Günkut; Asya Merkezi Mekan Geleneği, Ankara 1990. ALTUN, Ara; Ortaçağ Türk Mimarisinin Anahatları İçin Bir Özet, İstanbul 1988. ARIK, M. Oluş; Orta Asya Mimarlık Mirasımızdan İzlenimler - Impressions from Our Architectural Heritage in Central Asia, Ankara 1994, s.113-130. ASLANAPA, Oktay, Türk Cumhuriyetleri Mimarlık Abideleri, Ankara, 1996. CEZAR, Mustafa; Anadolu Öncesi Türklerde Şehir ve Mimarlık, İstanbul 1977. COHN, E. – Wiener; Die Ruinen der Seldschukenstadt von Merv und Mausoloum Sultan Sandschars. Lahbuhl der Asiatischen Kunst, Berlin 1925. ESİN, Emel; “Türk Minaresinin Orta Asya’daki Öncüleri Hakkında”, Atatürk Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Araştırma Dergisi (Gabriel Özel Sayısı), S.9, Ankara 1978, s.105-150. ESİN, Emel, Türk Sanatında İkonografik Motifler, İstanbul, 2004. ESİN, Emel, Türklerde Maddi Kültürün Oluşumu, İstanbul, 2006. GRABER, Oleg- HILL, Derek; Islamic Architecture and Its Decoration, London 1965. PUGAÇENKOVA, G.A.; İskusstvo Türkmenistana, Moskva 1967. PUGAÇENKOVA, G.A.; Puti Razvitiya Arhitekturı Yujnogo Türkmenistana Porı Rabovladeniya i Feodalizma, Moskva 1958. SAYAN, Yüksel, Türkmenistan’daki Mimari Eserler (XI-XVI. Yüzyıl), Ankara, 1999. SÖZEN, Metin; The Evulation of Turkish Art and Architecture, İstanbul 1987. SUDAKOV, S.A.; “Arhitektura Seldjukov v Sredney Azii”, Sotsialistiçeskaya nauka i tehnika, Taşkent 1935.
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 Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation122
Seminar11010
Self Study16232
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading16464
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)190
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
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3
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4
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5
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8
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LO21   1   
LO31 1   1 
LO41 1   1 
LO51 1   1 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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