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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
ARK627 Parsian Era In Anatolia 927001 1 1 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims, since Iran Prehistoric period, respectively, Proto-Elamite Culture, Elam: Classical Period, Iranian Iron Age, the mannaeans is situated in a detailed review about the Medes and Achaemenid Empire.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Davut YİĞİTPAŞA
Learning Outcomes
  1. Have knowledge about the civilization developed regions in Iran.
  2. Discuss with information about the effects of the civilizations that developed in Iran in Anatolia regions and reaches a level that can be compared.
  3. Iran Prehistoric period, Proto-Elamite culture, Elam: have information about the Classical Period.
  4. Iranian Iron Age, Mannaeans, the Assyrian and Babylonian Sources have information about the Medes.
  5. Medes and Achaemenids were able to have information about social and political organizations.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Cook, J. Manuel, The Persian Empire, London, 1983.
Curtis, John, Ancient Persia, Teheran, 1994.
Diakanoff, Igor M., “Media”, Cambridge Ancient History I, II, 1985, 36-149.
Dittmann, Reinhard, “Problems in The Identification of an Achaemenian and Mauryan Horizon in North-Pakistan”, Archaologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, XVII, 1984, 155-193.
Dusinberre, Elspeth R. M., “Satrapal Sardis: Achaemenid Bowls in an Achaemenid Capital”, American Journal of Archaeology, CIII, 1999, 73-102.
Gabrielli, Mary, “Fetihlerin Kralı”, ArkeoAtlas, VI, 2007, 102-115.
Haerinck, Ernie, “Painted pottery of the ArdabilStyle in Azerbaidjan (Iran)”, Iranica Antiqua, XIII, 1978, 75-91.
Helwing, Barbara-Fehmi, H., “İran’da Demir Çağı”, ArkeoAtlas, IV, 2005, 134-143.
Knauss, Florian, “Ancient Persia and The Caucasus”, Iranica Antiqua, XLI, 2006, 79-118.
Kroll, Stephann, “İran’daki Urartu Şehirleri/Urartian Cities in Iran”, Urartu-Biainili: Doğu’da Değişim/Urartu-Biainili: Transformation in the East, (Haz. K. Köroğlu-E. Konyar), İstanbul, (baskıda).
Ksenophon, Anabasis, (Çev. H. Örs), İstanbul, 1962.
Magee, P., “The Iranian Iron Age and The Chronology of Settlement in Southeastern Arabia”, Iranica Antiqua, XXXII, 1997, 91-108.
Moorey, P. R. S., “Ancient Iran”, University of Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 1975.
Olmstead, Albert T., History of the Persian Empire, Chicago, 1948.
Rollinger, Robert, “Med Krallığı-Hayalet İmparatorluk”, ArkeoAtlas, VI, 2007, 8-18.
Strabon, Coğrafya (Çev. A. Pekman), İstanbul, 1987.
Tekin, Oğuz, “Satraplar Anadolu’su”, ArkeoAtlas, VI, 2007, 62-73.
Toteva, Galya D., “On Binlerin Düşü”, ArkeoAtlas, VI, 2007, 36-53.
Tuplin, Christopher, “The Administration of the Achaemenid Empire”, (Ed. I. Carradice), Coinage and Administration in the Athenian and Persian Empires, British Archaeological Reports International Series, CCCXLIII, Oxford, 1987, 109-166.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Our lesson content, Iran geography, Iran Prehistoric period, Proto-Elamite culture, Elam: Classical Iranian Iron Age, mannaeans Med in Assyrian and Babylonian sources, Medes, after processing of Social and Political Organization BC Achaemenid Empire that ruled between the years 550-330 and includes the Great Cyrus.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Course description: Scope, importance, rules and bibliography
2.Geography of Iran
3.Iran prehistoric period
4.Proto-Elamite Culture
5.Elam: Classic Period
6.Iranian Iron Age
9.Meds in Assyrian and Babylonian Resources
11.Social and Political Organization
12.Achaemenid Empire
13.Cyrus the Great
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 Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Homework Problems14342