Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Medieval Islamic Art SAN 201 3 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ELA TAŞ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. ELA TAŞ,
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Rümeysa IŞIK

Course Category
Course Objective

To teach comparison with architecture of Muvahhits, Murabits, Merinid, Fatimid, Eyyubid, Mamluk period and the surrounding cultures chronologically.

Course Content

Style and content issues of architecture and visual art products, the artist-patron relationships, and production processes,impact of culture and arts of Islam, the art traditions of local and neighboring cultures and expression forms in societies have adopted the Islamic faith

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes general information and discussions and publications related to Islamic art Question-Answer, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Develops awareness of protection of cultural heritage and works of art Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Role Playing, Simulation, Testing, Homework,
3 Explains the cultural activities of Islamic societies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Evaluates the works in historical and geographical context Lecture, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Simulation, Testing, Homework,
5 Analyzes the relationship between the artist and the patronage Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
6 Queries to the reflections of the Muslim faith in art
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Medieval Islamic Art
2 History and Art of the Andalusian Umayyad State
3 History and Art of the Muluku't Tavaif Period
4 History and Art of the Maghrib (Murabıtlar and Mujahids) Period
5 History and Art of the Nasri (Beni Ahmer) Period
6 History and art of Fatımıd Period
7 Fatımid Period Architecture
8 Midterm exam
9 Ayyubid History and Art
10 Ayyubid Period Architecture
11 Mamluk History and Art
12 Architecture of Bahri Mamluks
13 Architecture of Burci Mamluks
14 Final
Course Notes <p> Will be provided by the instructor</p>
Course Resources

Cahen, Claude (1990). Doğuundan Osmanlı Devletinin Kuruluşuna Kadar İslamiyet (Çev. E. N. Erendor), Ankara Grabar, Oleg (1988). İslam Sanatının Oluşumu, İstanbul.
Hillenbrand, Robert (2005),Islam Sanatı ve Mimarlığı (Çev. Ç. Kafescioğlu), İstanbul.
Kuban, Doğan (1995). Türk ve İslam Sanatı üzerine Denemeler, İstanbul.
İslam Ansiklopedisi
Türkiye Diyanet Vakfı slam Ansiklopedisinden ilgili maddeler.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Examines according to geographical region, country, community and time to the material culture which feature art and evaluates to them by specific disciplines methods
2 Has solving skills based on identification, interpretation, evaluation, research and evidence the Art History issues and problems using with information of Architecture, Archaeology, Fine Arts theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the field.
3 Can make plans and practices in the field of art history studies
4 Recognizes, formulates and solves resources and problems Art History field
5 Researches, preserves, teaches the historical environmental values and supports this development
6 Has the transfer skills to Art History field innovations, monitoring developments in science and technology, to be able to constantly renew itself
8 Compatible with the social environmentand has reached general culture level as required by the profession and and social relationships are strong; examines, develops and if necessary modifies norms guiding these relations with a critical perspective; manufactures and implements projects for the social environment where social responsibility.
9 Has technical skills about Drawing, restoration, building survey, excavation techniques, photography and computer usage
10 Dominates the national and international legislationabout Art History and develops to strategies, policies and implementation plans acting in accordance with this legislation and evaluates the obtained results.
11 Recognizes, identifies cultural and historical values of the region; prepares, implements, manages, monitors plans and projects related this; informs people and institutions
12 Has to be able to fit, work into any kind of field work and the ability to use the necessary technical equipment and professional ethics and a sense of responsibility
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 3 6
Assignment 1 12 12
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6