Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
702002552012HISTORY OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONSElective232
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to contribute to students to learn the history of Ancient Civilisations.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof Dr Mehmet Ali KAYA
Learning Outcomes
1İnsanlığın tarih öncesi çağlardan Orta Çağa kadar tarihinin öğrenilmesi.
2İnsanlığın kültürel, sosyal, siyasal, ekonomik, teknolojik ve bilimsel gelişiminin, başarı ve başarısızlıklarının kronolojik olarak takip edilebilecek şekilde görülüp,algılanması.
3Learning of history from humanity's prehistoric ages to Middle Ages.
4Comprehending and observing of successes and unsuccesses of humantiy's devolepment in cultural, social, political, ekonomical, tecnological and scientifical.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The Prehistoric Ages The first cities/states The Great civilizations of Ancient (Mesopotamia, Egypt, Anatolia, Crete, Phoenicia, Ancient Greece and Rome) History of Ancient Civilisations Political Regimes of Ancient Civilisations Social History of Ancient Civilisations Economical Life of Ancient Civilisations Culturel Life of Ancient Civilisations
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The Prehistoric Ages: Paleolitic, Neolitic
2Civilisations of Ancient Mesopotamia: Sumerians, Aegyptians, Akkadians, Assurians,Babilonians, Social, Economic, Religion, Art, Architecture, Science.
3Civilisation of Ancient Aegypt: Civilisation of Ancient Aegypt.
4Anatolian Civilisations (2nd millennium B.C.): Hitities, Luvians, Social, Economic, Religion, Art, Architecture, Science.
5Civilisation of Crete, Myceans, Archaic Age of of Ancient Greece: Cretians, Mycenians, Troian War, Origines of Polis,Colonisation. Social, Economic, Religion, Art, Architecture, Science.
6Civilisations of Iron Ages: Phonicians, Jews, Keldanian, Late Hitities, Urartians, Phrygians, Lydians, Lycians
7Civilisation of Ancient Greece in Classical Age: Politic, Lawyers, Democracy, Social, Economic, Religion, Industry, Art, Architecture, Science.
8Great Impires and Hellenistic Age: Persians, Alexander the Great, Hellenistic Kingdoms, Politic, Social, Economic, Religion, Art, Architecture, Science.
9Quiz
10Ancient Rome: The First Republic of World: Foudation of Rome, Kings, Roman Republic, Domination in Mediterranian, Power leaders. Social Wars, end of Republic
11Pax Romana: The Last Empire of Ancient Age: Augustus, Period of Principatus, Pax Romana, Krisis in 3. Century, Diocletian and Monarchy , East and West Roman Empire.
12Roman Civilisation: Constitutional Order of Rome, Social, Politic, Economical Changes, Literature, religion, Art, Architecture, Science.
13Migration of Peoples: Germans, Huns, end of West Roman Empire.
14Final Exam
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Recommended or Required Reading
1. W.D. Jones & H. Montgomery, Civilisation Throught the Centuries. London 1960. 2. A. Ribard, İnsanlığı Tarihi (çev. E. Başar, Ş. Yalçın, H. Berktay). İstanbul 1983. 3. E. M. Burns, Western Civilisations. Newyork 1969. 4. W. McNeil, Dünya Tarihi (çev. A. Şenel). Ankara 2001. 5. B. Clough, Uygarlık Tarihi. Dünyamızın Başlangıcından Bugüne kadar (çev. N. Önol). Ankara 1965. 6. G. Child, Tarihte Neler Oldu (çev. M. Tuncay- A. Şenel). İstanbul 1982. 7. İ.Güven (ed.), Uygarlık Tarihi. Pegem Akademi Yayınlar. Ankara 2012.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Makeup Examination111
Question-Answer414
Self Study10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination6212
Individual Study for Final Examination7214
Reading5210
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)63
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