Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201395092014Ancient Western HistoryElective116
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to contribute to the students to learn the methodology in historical researches and the concepts of the “Ancient West” and “Ancient East”, to know literary, epigraphic and numismatic sources of Ancient Western History, to observe the Historiography in Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods; to understand present case of the researches on Ancient Western History in Turkey and in the World; to discuss on area of interests in Ancient Western History.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Kaya
Learning Outcomes
1Tarih araştırmaları metodolojisini kavrayabilme. PÇ: 1, 6, 10
2Eskiçağ Tarihinde “Eskibatı” ve “Eskidoğu” Kavramları hakkında bilgi edinme PÇ: 3, 4, 7, 8
3Eskibatı tarihinin edebi, epigrafik ve nümismatik kaynaklarını kavrayabilme PÇ: 1, 4, 6, 10
4Günümüzde Türkiye’de Dünyada Eskibatı tarihi araştırmalarının durumu, eskibatı tarihi araştırmalarının ana ilgi alanları hakkında fikir yürütebilme PÇ: 3, 7, 8, 9
5To be able to learn the methodology in historical researches PO: 1, 6, 10
6 To be able to discuss on the concepts of the “Ancient West” and “Ancient East PO: 3, 4, 7, 8
7To be able to know literary, epigraphic and numismatic sources of Ancient Western History PO: 1, 4, 6, 10
8To be able to understand present case of the researches on Ancient Western History in Turkey and in the World. PO: 3, 7, 8, 9
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
History as a Science; Methodology in Historical Researches; Concepts of the “Ancient West” and “Ancient East” in Ancient History; Literary, Epigraphic and Numismatic Sources of the Ancient History; Historiography and Literary Sources in the Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Periods; Heritage, Importance and Research History of the Ancient West; Present Case of the Researches on Ancient Western History in Turkey; Main Area of Interests in Ancient Western History: Socio-Political, Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural History; Writing Rules of Postgraduate Theses
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0History as a ScienceTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
1Methodology in Historical ResearchesTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
2Concepts of the “Ancient West” and “Ancient East” in Ancient HistoryTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
3Literary Sources of the Ancient HistoryTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
4Epigraphic Sources of the Ancient HistoryTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
5Numismatic Sources of the Ancient HistoryTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
6Ancient History and the Classical ArchaeologyTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
7Mid-term Exam
8Historiography and Literary Sources in the Classical Period Theoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
9Historiography in Hellenistic PeriodTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
10Historiography in Roman Period Theoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
11Heritage, Importance and Research History of the Ancient West Theoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
12Present Case of the Researches on Ancient Western History in TurkeyTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
13Main Area of Interests in Ancient Western History: Socio-Political, Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural HistoryTheoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
14Writing Rules of Postgraduate Theses Theoretical course, reading, literature review, presentation and discussion
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Turkish - İplikçioğlu, B., Eskibatı Tarihi I: Giriş, Kaynaklar, Bibliyografya. Ankara 1997. - Carr, E.H., Tarih Nedir? İstanbul 2009. Other Languages - Scheidel, W. et.al.(Ed.), Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World. Cambridge 2007. - Adam, K.-P. (Ed.), Historiographie in der Antike. Berlin 2008. - M. Crawford, M. (Ed.), Sources for Ancient History. Cambridge 1983.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures5945
Individual Study for Homework Problems5945
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14342
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)184
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO1
LO2
LO3
LO4
LO5
LO6
LO7
LO8
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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