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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
SSD121 Mediterranean World and Civilizations in Old Age 927006 1 1 1
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to inform the students about the ancient civilizations in the Mediterranean and its surroundings. It is to ensure that the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean are aware of the political, social and economic structures and the importance they bear in the ancient world
Name of Lecturer(s)
Okutman Ahmet AKŞAR
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learn the concept of civilization and the ancient civilizations.
  2. They have knowledge about the states established around the Mediterranean.
  3. The connection between ancient civilizations and present-day civilizations.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
-Egypt, Greece and Rome; Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations, Charles FREEMAN Dost Publishing House, Ankara, 2005
- Ancient World, From the First Registrations to the Dispersion of Rome, Susan Wise BAUER, Alfa Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2013
-Memory and Mediterranean, Prehistory and Antiquity, Fernand BRAUDEL Metis Publications, Istanbul, 2016
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
This course starts with the neolithic period and includes the states established around the Mediterranean and the relations of these states with each other until the disintegration of Rome's political unity in the Mediterranean.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The concept of ancient history, ancient historical geography, ancient historical sources, Mediterranean prehistory
2.Egyptian history
3.Egyptian civilization
4.Syria-Palestinian Territory in Antiquity
5.Anatolian civilizations
6.Persian history and civilization
7.Aegean world in ancient times
9.Greek history
10.Greek civilization
11.History of Helenism
12.History of Helenism
13.Roman history
14.Roman civilization
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13113
Self Study155