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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
ARK630 Settlement Systems and Urbanization Process 927001 1 1 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching the cities development as being a part of becoming cultures in an archaeologivcal perspective.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ast. Prof. Dr. Atila TÜRKER
Learning Outcomes
  1. Transition of settlements and the development of settlements.
  2. To understand the village economy and social life.
  3. To classify regional and inter-regional settlement models.
  4. To debate of transition from village to towns.
  5. To model settlement types.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
AKTÜRE, S. - Anadolu Bronz Çağ Kentleri (İstanbul, 1997); Anadolu'da Demir Çağ Kentleri (İstanbul, 2003); FRANGIPANE, M. - Yakındoğu'da Devletin Doğuşu (İstanbul, 2002); ÇEVİK, Ö. - Arkeolojik Kalıntılar Işığında Tarihte İlk Kentler ve Kentleşme Süreci (İstanbul, 2005).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
The transition from nomadic tribes to settlements; the reasons, the criteria of location selecting, production-consumption relations in settlement strategy, transition from village to town; the ideology of ancient civilizations of settlement development and regional planning in Ancient Anatolia and Near East.Week 1: Migration Paths and Temporary Settlement Grounds.Week 2: Criterias of Location Selection for Settling and Effect of the Enviroment.Week 3: “Vertical” and “Horizontal” Stratigraphy.Week 4: “Developed Village” Example: Çatalhöyük Model.Week 5: The Rising of Towns in Near East.Week 6: Early Town Models, Key Settlement Model: Obeyd Model.Week 7: Early Town Models, Key Settlement Model: Uruk Model.Week 8: Anatolian Early Bronz Age Town System Example: Troya Settlement.Week 9: During Assyrian Trade Colonies Age Anatolian Towns and Kültepe Example.Week 10: Boğazköy/Hattuşa Topography and Settlement Relation.Week 11: Sub-Structure of Anatolian Settlements.Week 12: Monumental Structures and their Placing in Towns: Public and Authority Structures.Week 13: Monumental Structures and their Placing in Towns:Religious Structures.Week 14: “Open Space” Usage and Organisation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Migration Paths and Temporary Settlement Grounds.
2.Criterias of Location Selection for Settling and Effect of the Enviroment.
3.“Vertical” and “Horizontal” Stratigraphy.
4.“Developed Village” Example: Çatalhöyük Model.
5.The Rising of Towns in Near East.
6.Early Town Models, Key Settlement Model: Obeyd Model.
7.Early Town Models, Key Settlement Model: Uruk Model.
8.Anatolian Early Bronz Age Town System Example: Troya Settlement.
9.During Assyrian Trade Colonies Age Anatolian Towns and Kültepe Example.
10.Boğazköy/Hattuşa Topography and Settlement Relation.
11.Sub-Structure of Anatolian Settlements.
12.Monumental Structures and their Placing in Towns: Public and Authority Structures.
13.Monumental Structures and their Placing in Towns:Religious Structures.
14.“Open Space” Usage and Organisation.
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
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Discussion14114
Question-Answer14114
Seminar111
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Homework Problems14342
Reading14114
Homework14114
SUM187