Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
130300103303ANCIENT HISTORY AND CIVILIZATIONS-IIICompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Political and cultural history of Hittite empire will be given in detail
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Learning Outcomes
1The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
2The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
3They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
4They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
5They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
6They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
7By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
8By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
9They will have the command of grammar rules of Turkish and will use it in best way.
10They will have the command of grammar rules of Turkish and will use it in best way.
11By dividing periods into ages they will learn deeply one by one. By comprehending the facts containing old age, middle age and modern age and the republic of turkey, they will be able reach sources concerned with these.
12By dividing periods into ages they will learn deeply one by one. By comprehending the facts containing old age, middle age and modern age and the republic of turkey, they will be able reach sources concerned with these.
13They will achieve the skills to convey their collections concerned with subject both verbally and in writing, to work independently and to take responsibility , to make evaluation over the information they have learned and to manage and direct.
14They will achieve the skills to convey their collections concerned with subject both verbally and in writing, to work independently and to take responsibility , to make evaluation over the information they have learned and to manage and direct.
15With social responsibility they will be able to increase attention to history in society in the condition of study of group and individual and they will contribute social enlightenment by presenting much people with actions such as conference and lecture.
16With social responsibility they will be able to increase attention to history in society in the condition of study of group and individual and they will contribute social enlightenment by presenting much people with actions such as conference and lecture.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The origin of the Hittites, the appearance of the Hittites on the scene of history, the geography in which the Hittites established state, Old and Neo-Hittites (age of empire), the collapse of the Hittites, state government in Hittites, army, military organization, language, literature, writing, law, religion, art, economy, commerce, centers of crucial archeological heritage belong to the Hittites, emigrations of Aegean, Syro–Hittite Beyliks (Late Hittites Beyliks) are discussed within the context of this lesson.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Roots of Hittites.Reading, criticizing
2Ancient Hittite state.Reading, criticizing
3Labarna, Hattusilis 1., 1. Mursilis and babil crucades, Telepinus and its command.Reading, criticizing
4Dark age(1550-1450 B.C)(Egypt, Mitanni and Anatolia.Reading, criticizing
5Supplimania and Syria campaigns, Mursilis 2nd.Reading, criticizing
6Muvattalli and Kades war, Hattusilis 3rd.Reading, criticizing
7The collapse of Hittite empire.Reading, criticizing
8Midterm Exam
9Hittite state organisation and army and law.Reading, criticizing
10Writing, literature, language, aconomy and trade in Hittites.Reading, criticizing
11Religion, art and society of Hittites.Reading, criticizing
12Hittite architecture, sculpture and art of sealing.Reading, criticizing
13Provincial states in late Hittite.Reading, criticizing
14Provincial state civilisations in late Hittite.Reading, criticizing
Recommended or Required Reading
Ekrem AKURGAL, Anadolu Uygarlıkları.; Sedat ALP, Hitit Devleti. Firuzan KINAL, Eski Anadolu Tarihi.
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 Examination1100
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 Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Field Work8216
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Homework Problems224
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)76
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