Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201395022014The Historic Resources IICompulsory126
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to learn to the students on the knowledge on historical sources and other evidences of the Ancient Mediterranean, Near East and Middle Asia Turkish states.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Süleyman Özkan
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to learn the different historical sources of Ancient History
2To be able to learn the Mediterrenean lands’ historical sources.
3To be able to understand the Middle Asian Turkish states’ sources
4To be able to learn these materials where are housed and studies on them.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
The historical sources of Ancient Near Eastern states, Ancient Mediterranean states’ sources The sources of Mid-Asia Turkish states Archives and libraries that was housed historical sources
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1The sources of Ancient Near Eastern statesIntroduction to the course
2Mesopotamian states’ archivesLecture
3Hittite and Late Hittite statesLecture
4Ancient Egypt’s sources Lecture
5Early Greek, Phoenicians, CyprusLecture
6Roman sources and books Lecture
7Midterm exam
8Hellenistic states Lecture
9Middle Asia Turkish statesLecture
10Urartian, Phrygian, Cimmerian-Scythian Lecture
11Study on modern writings about historical sourcesLecture
12Study on modern writings about historical sourcesLecture
13Study on modern writings about historical sourcesLecture
14Study on modern writings about historical sourcesLecture
15Genel Değerlendirme
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- J. Friedrich, Kayıp Yazılar ve Diller, İstanbul 2000 - Civilizations of the Ancient Near East, 1995 - E. Hornung, Mısır Bilimine Giriş, İstanbul 2004 - İplikçioğlu, B., Eskibatı Tarihi I, Ankara 1997.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation11515
Report Presentation11515
Self Study10440
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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