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Course Unit Title : Mythology
Course Unit Code : 02SAN5105
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1-Distinction and relation between religion and myths
2-How historical events are reflected in mythology
3-Mythology as a device to decode rituals - social structures - the perception of natural phenomena and introspection in antiquity
4-How to take advantage of written sources and visual material from the past Mythology in archaeological artefacts
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Mythology and Iconography of the Late Roman - Early Christian Period in general and Mythology based art production
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : 1. to provide to get knowledge about the importance of Mythology as a remarkable source of inspiration, and in the formation of culture and civilizations,
2. to provide a rich and multi-perspectival point of view to the Art, History and Culture,
3. to provide to get knowledge about different eras and styles in the History of Art through mythological art works
Course Aims : All about mythology from an archaeological perspective and written sources
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Classical mythology in literature, art, and music / Philip Mayerson. Glenview, Ill. : Scott, Foresman, c1971.
Additional Resources : Homeros, İlyada, (Çev. A. Erhat- A.Kadir), Can Yayınları, İstanbul (1998); Homeros, Odysseia (Çev. A. Erhat- A. Kadir), Can Yayınları, İstanbul (1984); Hesiodos, Hesiodos Eseri ve Kaynakları, (çev. S. Eyuboğlu, A. Erhat), TTK Yayınları, Ankara (1977); Th. H. Carpenter, Antik Yunan?da sanat ve mitoloji (Çev. B. B. M. Ünlüoğlu), Homerkitabevi, Istanbul (2002).
Material Sharing
Documents : All the visual materials will be shared via data show will be used during the lecture
Assignments : All the homeworks will be shared via presentations.
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 5 70  
Homeworks :
1 15 15  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 30 30  
Finals :
1 30 30  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
187  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
1 20
Homework :
1 30
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 The origin or birth of mythology and its visual and narrativ sources, Homeros and Hesiodos, writers of the classical period, Alexandrian School
  Study Materials: Th. H. Carpenter, Antik Yunan?da Sanat ve Mitoloji, İstanbul (2002)
2 The story of the Creation in greek mythology and as described in the Holy Books - Olympians, chaos and order- The importance of gods and goddesses and their attributes - Mythology as a mediator between religion and science
  Study Materials: Homeros, İlyada, (Çev. A. Erhat - A.Kadir), İstanbul (1998); Homeros, Odysseia (Çev. A. Erhat - A. Kadir), İstanbul (1984)
3 The heroes: Herakles and Theseus as exemples for the mortal- Political aspects of myths - Foreigners, Amazons, mythical creatures in mythology -Fear and defense in narrativs
  Study Materials: Th. H. Carpenter, Antik Yunan?da Sanat ve Mitoloji, İstanbul (2002)
4 Changing social mentality in myths and the changing of narrative elements in written and visual sources
  Study Materials: Th. H. Carpenter, , Antik Yunan?da Sanat ve Mitoloji, İstanbul (2002)
5 Deeds of Herakles and Theseus
  Study Materials: Th. H. Carpenter, Antik Yunan?da Sanat ve Mitoloji, İstanbul (2002)
6 Function of irrationality in mythos
  Study Materials: Th. H. Carpenter, Antik Yunan?da Sanat ve Mitoloji, İstanbul (2002)
7 Changing characters in Ilias and Ulyses by Homer
  Study Materials: Th. H. Carpenter, Antik Yunan?da sanat ve mitoloji Istanbul (2002)
8 The integrity and differences of visual and written sources: Iliad and Odyseia - Illustration of Troyan war from Homer to the Late Roman period

  Study Materials: Th. H. Carpenter, Antik Yunan?da sanat ve mitoloji Istanbul (2002)
9 Odysseus? life and his return
  Study Materials: Homeros, Odysseia (Çev. A. Erhat - A. Kadir), İstanbul (1984)
10 Roman religion and mythology, gods and godesses, sources
  Study Materials: Ovidius, Metamorphosis; Virgilius, Aeneis
11 Etruscan religion and mythology, its relation to the Greek mythology
  Study Materials: R. Hampe-E. Simon, Griechische Sagen in der frühen etruskischen Kunst, Mainz (1964)
12 The foreign gods and cults of Egypt in the Roman Period
  Study Materials: Ç. Dürüşken, Roma?nın gizem dinleri (2000)
13 The seach for immortality and the imagination of the hereafter in Antiquity

  Study Materials: D. Ulansey, Mitras gizlerinin kökeni. Antik Çağda Kozmoloji ve Din (Çev. H. Ocak), 1998; Ç. Dürüşken, Roma?nın gizem dinleri (2000)
14 An overview of the important aspects