Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103002272009ANATOLIAN HISTORY AND ART IICompulsory235
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
A follow-up of Anatolian History and Art I, which is instructed by tracking the cultural evolutionary process, this course aims to provide tourist guiding students with an informative and approach-centric foundation for both their Anatolia tour and their prospective careers by examining the Anatolian civilizations of the Chalcolithic Period and the Bronze Age, successional to the Neolithic Period in cultural history.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Serap ÖZDÖL
Learning Outcomes
1Getting a grasp of the basic archaeological problems, terms, and chronology related to the periods
2Understanding why humans entered the urbanization process in southeastern Turkey in the midst of the Chalcolithic Period, approximately seven thousand years before the common era, and ability to evaluate this process comparatively with the life and culture of the present day
3Ability to recount the Halaf, Ubaid, and Uruk Periods, cultural processes in the Chalcolithic Period, by means of exemplary settlements
4Comprehension of the importance of Chalcolithic, Bronze Age, and Hittite settlements in Turkey, such as Arslantepe, Troia, Alacahöyük, Hattusa (Boğazköy), and Kültepe, in terms of the contemporaneous surrounding cultures, and ability to market this awareness as a novel and laudable product in tourism
5Ability to recognize and define as well as exemplify interpretations of the architecture, statues, and other finds unearthed during archaeological excavations of Chalcolithic, Bronze Age, and Hittite Period sites
6Acquaintance with and developing the habit of following the fundamental as well as current publications and websites about the periods covered
7Ability to convey what is learned about the relevant archaeological settlements and works expeditiously and efficiently; through essential, recent, and plausible interpretations; and both orally and in writing
8Ability to contemplate, question, discuss, exchange ideas, present scientific approaches and interpretations concerning the basic issues within the course content, and to adjust such knowledge to prospective careers
9Knowing properly the features and recognize worth of past and present Anatolian civilizations, culture, and geography, and ability to introduce them to appreciative people of different cultures
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The content of this course consists of the chronological positions within the historical process; works of architecture, pottery, sculpture; and other important artefacts as well as cultural, social, political, religious, and ideological structures of the Anatolian civilizations of the Chalcolithic Period and the Bronze Age. Familiarization through city plans and slides with Bronze Age and Hittite urban centers such as Troia, Kültepe / Kanesh, Hattusa (Boğazköy), and Alacahöyük, which are among the most well-known and visited ruins in the cultural history of Turkey, also takes up a substantial place in the course content.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The Late Neolithic PeriodRefreshing memory of and linking up with “Anatolian History and Art I,” the preceding course in the series
2The Chalcolithic Period, urbanization, and Southeastern AnatoliaInstruction, question-asking, discussion, exchange of ideas, and presentation of plausible as well as scientific approaches and interpretations
3The Halaf culture
4The Ubaid culture
5The Uruk culture
6End of the Chalcolithic Period and into the Bronze Age: Etr cultures and the influence of the heavy use of metals on the cultures of the Bronze Age
7The characteristics of the Bronze Age and Troia
8Midterm examination
9Troia
10Troia
11The Hatti civilization and Alacahöyük
12The Middle Bronze Age: The Period of Assyrian Trade Colonies and Kültepe (Kanesh Karum)
13History of the Hittites; the Old Hittite Kingdom
14The Hittite Empire and Hattusa
15The Hittite religion and religious architecture
16Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Veli Sevin, Anadolu Arkeolojisi, Başlangıçtan Perslere Kadar, Der Yayınları, İstanbul, 2003. 2.Arkeo Atlas, Tunç Bakışlar, Son Kalkolitik ve İlk Tunç Çağı, Anadolu’da Kentleşme, Sayı 2, 2003. 3.TAY, Türkiye Arkeolojik Yerleşmeleri, Bakır-Taş Çağı (Kalkolitik), 1998 4.TAY, Türkiye Arkeolojik Yerleşmeleri, İlk Tunç Çağı (2 klasör), 2002 5.Troia, Düş ve Gerçek, Homer Kitabevi, İstanbul, 2001. 6.Arkeo Atlas, Hititler, Tunç Çağı, Sayı 3, 2004 7.Arkeo Atlas, Doğu’nun Demir Çağı, Sayı 4, 2005. 8.Ahmet Ünal, Hititler Devrinde Anadolu I-III, Arkeoloji ve Sanat Yayınları, 2002-2003-2005 9.Sedat Alp, Hitit Çağında Anadolu, Tübitak Yayınları, 2003 10.Ekrem Akurgal, Anadolu Kültür Tarihi, Tübitak Yayınları, 2008
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures10330
Discussion10220
Brain Storming5210
Self Study10330
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading8216
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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