Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201395152014Civilization of MesopotamiaElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to teach to students the cultures of ancient Mesopotamia in all kinds.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Süleyman Özkan
Learning Outcomes
1Mezopotamya topraklarının insanlık tarihindeki yerini öğrenme
2Sümer kültürünün günümüze olan yansımalarını öğrenme
3Mezopotamya halklarının yaşamlarını öğrenme,
4Mezopotamya uygarlığının gelişmesini öğrenme
5To be able to learn the important of the Mesopotamian cultures.
6To be able to learn the affects to our lives of Sumerian culture.
7To be able to know the daily life of Mesopotamian peoples.
8To be able to learn the developing of Mesopotamian cultures.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
- Sumerian culture from Late Uruk to the end of the Ur III Period. - The Affects of Akkadian culture and art in the Mesopotamia. - Babylonian and Assyrian cultures,
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The Ancient Mesopotamian cultures. The presentation on literature
2Late Uruk period cultureThe presentation on literature
3Early Dynastic Period The presentation on literature
4Akkadian Culture The presentation on literature
5Ur III Period Sumerian culture The presentation on literature
6Old Babylonian culture The presentation on literature
7Mid-term Exam
8Old Assyrian culture The presentation on literature
9Hurrian cultureThe presentation on literature
10Kassit culture The presentation on literature
11North Syrian cultures The presentation on literature
12Middle Assyrian cultureThe presentation on literature
13Late Assyrian culture The presentation on literature
14Neo-Babylonian culture The presentation on literature
15General conversation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. M.Roaf, Mezopotamya ve Eski Yakın Doğu, İstanbul 1995 2. F.Kınal, Eski Mezopotamya Tarihi, Ankara 1983 3. H.Klengel, Kral Hammurabi ve Babil Günlüğü, Ankara 2001 4. S.N.Kramer, Tarih Sümerde Başlar, Ankara 1999 5. J.Bottero, Mezopotamya, İstanbul 2003 6. Civilizations of the Ancient Near East, 1995
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures5945
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5945
Individual Study for Final Examination31442
Reading31442
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)184
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2  54  55
LO35    4  
LO4      54
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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