Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Byzantine Painting and Handcrafts SAN 206 4 3 + 1 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi TÜLİN ÇORUHLU
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi TÜLİN ÇORUHLU,
Course Assistants Res. Assist. Rumeysa IŞIK
Course Category
Course Objective To learn the characteristics of Byzantine period art and handicrafts and evaluate the effects of environmental cultures and their reflections
Course Content Crusades influence in Byzantine art, period features, image programs, mosaics, icons, manuscripts, metal / enamel pieces of material / technique, function, iconography, examination in historical context in terms of style.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes resources and follows researches Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Evaluates material and technique in the historical of process Drilland Practice, Group Study, Simulation, Testing, Homework,
3 Establishes a connection to the works of the neighboring cultures Lecture, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Examines the arts with respect to iconographic and stylistic aspects Lecture, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Depicts the works with the differences and similarities Lecture, Question-Answer, Motivations to Show, Simulation, Testing, Homework,
6 Investigates the effects of different geographies Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic concepts and terms related to the subject
2 Eastern Roman and Early Byzantine period (4th-8th century)
3 Mural painting, icons, examples of architectural sculpture
4 Ivory, mining artifacts, manuscripts examples
5 Middle Byzantine period (8th / 9th-13th century)
6 Mural painting, icons, examples of architectural sculpture
7 Ivory, mining artifacts, manuscripts examples
8 General evaluation
9 Midterm exam
10 Late Byzantine (1204-1261)
11 Influence of Byzantine art Crusade
12 Mural painting, icons, examples of architectural sculpture
13 Ivory, mining artifacts, manuscripts examples
14 General evaluation
Course Notes Will be provided by the instructor
Course Resources Cutler, A. and Spieser, J.-M. (1996). Das Mittelalterliche Byzanz 725-1204, München, 21-69.
Cutler, A. (1985). The craft of ivory: sources, techniques, and uses in the Mediterranean, Washington D.C.Demus, O. 1976).
Byzantine mosaic decoration: aspects of monumental art in Byzantium, New York
M.M. Mango, Silver from Early Byzantium (Baltimore 1986)
Mango, M. M. (1986). Silver from Early Byzantium, Baltimore.
D.T. Rice, Art of the Byzantine Era (London 1963)
Rodley, L. (1984). Byzantine Art and Architecture. An
Introduction, Cambridge
Volbach, W. (1952). Elfenbeinarbeiten der Spätantike und des frühen Mittelalters, Mainz.
Weitzmann, K. (1980). Icons, New York
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 X
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. X
3 Can make plans and practices in the field of art history studies X
4 Recognizes, formulates and solves resources and problems Art History field X
5 Researches, preserves, teaches the historical environmental values and supports this development X
6 Has the transfer skills to Art History field innovations, monitoring developments in science and technology, to be able to constantly renew itself X
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. X
9 Has technical skills about Drawing, restoration, building survey, excavation techniques, photography and computer usage X
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. X
11 Recognizes, identifies cultural and historical values of the region; prepares, implements, manages, monitors plans and projects related this; informs people and institutions X
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 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ara Sınav 50
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 132
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.28
dersAKTSKredisi 5