Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic History and Culture SAU 175 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language İngilizce
Course Level Lisans
Course Type Seçmeli
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör.Dr. ÖZNUR ÖZDEMİR
Course Lecturers Arş.Gör.Dr. ÖZNUR ÖZDEMİR,
Course Assistants
Course Category Alanına Uygun Öğretim
Course Objective

To review and analyse the political, social and cultural history of Islam from the early years to the Ottoman Period.

Course Content

Islamic history and culture from the early years of Islam to the Ottoman Period.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Anlatım, Tartışma, Grup Çalışması, Beyin Fırtınası, Sınav , Ödev,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Islamic History and Historiography
2 The Life of the Prophet Muhammad
3 Succession to the Prophet and the Early Caliphate
4 The historiographical sources
5 The early Islamic conquests
6 The Umayyad State
7 ‘Abd al-Malik (685-705) and his achievements
8 The ‘Abbasid Revolution (750 CE)
9 The Golden Age of Islam
10 The rise and fall of Islamic Spain
11 Fatimids, Saljuqs and Mamluks
12 Women in Islamic history
13 The Madrasa in Islamic History
14 Archaeology and Architectural Islamic History
Course Notes
Course Resources

Asma Afsaruddin (2008): The First Muslims - History and Memory, Oxford

Chase F. Robinson (2003): Islamic Historiography, Cambridge

Carole Hillenbrand (2015) Islam: A New Historical Introduction, Thames and Hudson

Gerhard Endress (2002): Islam – An Historical Introduction, second edition, Edinburgh

R. Stephen Humphreys (1995): Islamic History. A Framework for Inquiry, London/New York

Youssef M. Choueiri (ed.) (2005), A Companion to the History of the Middle East

Bernard Lewis and Peter M. Holt (eds.) (1962): Historians of the Middle East, London

Marshall G. S. Hodgson (1974-77): The Venture of Islam, 2 vols, Chicago

Clifford E. Bosworth (2004): The New Islamic Dynasties: A Chronological and Genealogical Manual, Edinburgh

John Esposito (ed.) (1999), The Oxford History of Islam, Oxford

F. M. Donner (1998), Narratives of Islamic Origins: The Beginnings of Islamic Historical Writing, New Jersey

Adam J. Silverstein (2010): Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford

Anthony Black (2001), A History of Islamic Political Thought, Edinburgh


Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Final 60
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Ders Süresi (Sınav haftası dahildir: 16x toplam ders saati) 16 2 32
Ara Sınav 1 2 2
Kısa Sınav 2 1 2
Ödev 1 5 5
Final 1 2 2
Sınıf Dışı Ders Çalışma Süresi(Ön çalışma, pekiştirme) 16 5 80
Total Workload 123
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.92
dersAKTSKredisi 5