Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205045012010Central Asian Influences on Turkish and Christian Architecture in Anatolia IElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to introduce the architectural heritage of Anatolia before Turks to students and to determine the relations between Middle Asia throughout the development process.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Rüçhan BUBUR
Learning Outcomes
1To comprehend the relation between art and culture.
2To learn the outlines of Christian architecture in Anatolia.
3To learn Anatolia-Middle Asia relations and their reflections on art through Middle Ages.
4To determine the relations of Turkish Art with other regions of art.
5To determine the influence of Middle Asia on the Christian and Turkish architecture of Anatolia.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Besides influencing the Turkish architecture in Anatolia, Middle Asia Turkish culture and artistical regions have also influenced Christian architecture in Anatolia diversely. The basis of the course is built upon the architectural reflections of elements raised by commercial and cultural relations.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Fundamentals of cultural interaction.Lecture
2Factors affecting cultural interaction.Lecture
3Reflections of cultural interaction on art and architecture.Lecture and Presentation
4The influence of Anatolian architecture on Byzantium, Armenian and Georgian architecture from Ancient Period to Middle Ages.Lecture and Presentation
5Outlines of rise and development of Byzantium architecture in Anatolia.Lecture and Presentation
6Middle Asia-Anatolia relations in Middle Ages.Lecture and Presentation
7Material and technique in Byzantium architecture.Lecture and Presentation
8Midterm.
9Space and function in Byzantium architecture.Lecture and Presentation
10Facade arrangements in Byzantium architecture.Lecture and Presentation
11Central space and dome in Byzantium architecture – Central space tradition in Middle Asia and the importance of the dome.Lecture and Presentation
12Decoration and interactions in Byzantium architecture.Lecture and Presentation
13Middle Asia and Turkish influence on Armenian and Georgian architecture of Anatolia.Lecture and Presentation
14Buildind types, dome and understanding of space in Armenian and Georgian architecture of Anatolia – A comparison between Turkish turbe and kumbet. Lecture and Presentation
15Facade arrangements and decoration in Armenian and Georgian architecture of Anatolia – Elements from Middle Asia.Lecture and Presentation
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
AKIN, Günkut; Asya Merkezi Mekan Geleneği, Ankara 1990. ASLANAPA, Oktay; Türk Sanatı, İstanbul 1993. CEZAR, Mustafa; Anadolu Öncesi Türklerde Şehir ve Mimarlık, İstanbul 1977. 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. EYİCE, Semavi; Son Dveri Bizans Mimarisi İstanbul’da Plailogoslar Devri Anıtları, İstanbul 1980. EYİCE, Semavi; Bizans Sanatı, Görsel Anadolu Uygarlıkları Ansiklopedisi, III, İstanbul 1982. GABRIEL, Albert; Voyeges Archeologiques dans la Turquie Oriantales, Stamboul, Paris 1940. GODARD, A.; “Horasan” Athâr-e Iran, IV, 1936. GRABER, Oleg; “The earliest Islamic commemorative structures”, Ars Oriantalis, II, 1957. GRABER, Oleg- HILL, Derek; Islamic Architecture and Its Decoration, London 1965. HAMİLTON, J. A.; Byzantine architecture and decaration, London 1956.
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
Reading14456
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)182
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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5
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LO211112153
LO352142452
LO453142354
LO553152454
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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