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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İLH217 History of Turkish Islamic Arts 927001 2 3 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To inform the students about art, islam-art relation, islamic aesthetics and the whole works of art of Muslims from beginning to present day.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yılmaz CAN, Doç. Dr. Eyüp NEFES, Doç. Dr. Recep GÜN
Learning Outcomes
  1. The students achieving this course successfully review the relations between Islam and Art
  2. The students achieving this course successfully rewiev Turkish Islamic course successfully rewiev Turkish Islamic
  3. The students achieving this course successfully realize the characteristics of Turkish Islamic Art before Anatolian Period.
  4. The students achieving this course successfully establish relationship between Anatolian Art and the art environment from which it was derived.
  5. The students achieving this course successfully realize traditional Turkish Islamic Arts and their general characteristics.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1. O. Aslanapa, Türk Sanatı, İstanbul 1993 2. S. K. Yetkin, Türk Mimarisi 1970 3. S. K. Yetkin, İslam Mimarisi, Ankara 1965 4. Burckhardt, İslam Sanatı, (Çev. T. Koç), İstanbul 2006 5. D. Kuban, Türk ve İslam Sanatı Üzerine Denemeler, İstanbul 1982 6. Y. Can-R.Gün, Türk İslam Sanatları ve Estetiği, İstanbul 2006
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Art terms, Art, Islamic Art, Aesthetics, Factors effecting art, The relation between Islam and Art, The birth and development of Islamic Art, Outstanding examples of Islamic Art.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Terminology: Art, Islamic Art, Turkish Art, Aesthetic, Terms of The History of Art and Archeology, The Subject and Important of Art, The Factors Effecting Art, The Relation between Islam and Environment, The Relation between Art and Society, The relation between Art and Religion, Islam.
2.The Terms of Art
3.Understanding of ancient art on the lands in which Islam emerged and expanded.
4.Early Period of Islamic Art: Arts in The periods of Prophet Muhammad, Four Chalips, Umayyad, and Abbasid.
5.Arts in The periods of Aghlabids, Tulunids, Fatımids, Ayyubids, Marovids, Mohads, Merinids, Nasrids, and Mamluks
6.Arts in The periods of Qarakhanids, Ghaznawids, Great Seljuks, Khwarezm Shahs, Zangis, Delhi Turkish Sultanate.
7.Arts in The periods of Ilkhanids, Aqqoyunids, Qaraqoyunids, Timurids, Safawids and Baburids.
8.Arts in The periods of Emirates before Anatolian Seljuks, Anatolian Seljuks and Emirates after Seljuks.
9.Ottoman Arts (Early Period)
10.Midterm Exam
11.Ottoman Arts (Classical Period)
12.Ottoman Arts (Late Period)
13.Decorative Arts and Crafts (Stoneworks, wodenworks, plaster, stucco, fresco,
14.Decorative Arts and Crafts (Miniature, tile, ceramic, metalwork, glass, weaving, calligraphy, tazhip, Paper marbling and leather and bookbinding.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures13226
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination12525