Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Abbasid Caliphate ITS 606 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. SAİM YILMAZ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Introduce political, military, financial and social structure of Abbasid

Course Content

To analyze the political, military, financial and social structure of Abbasid in the sources and modern works.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Summarizes and comments the stages of the Abbasid Revolution Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
2 Defines the elements of the establishment of the Abbasid State and interprets the relation between these elements Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Summarizes and analyzes the political and military developments of the establishment and the rise of Abbasids´ period Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Abstracts and comments acceptance of Islam by the Turks and their roles in the Abbasid State Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Describes and comments collapse of the Abbasid state the reasons for the political sense and the process of revitalization Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
6 Describes and analyzes the influence events of the Buyids and the Seljuks´ period Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
7 Summarizes and analyzes the process of collaps of the Abbasids and its reasons Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
8 Explains and interprets the political struggles of the Abbasids with the Byzantine Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
9 Identifies and analyzes administrative, political, and and the financial structure of the State Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
10 Summarizes and analyzes the developments in the field of culture and civilization of the Abbasid period Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The Abbasid Revolution and Establishment of the Abbasid State
2 Political, military and economic activities of the Caliphs of the period of foundation and the Ascension
3 Emin-Mamun contention in the context of the struggle for dominance between Arabic and Persian elements
4 The period of Samerra and political and military domination of the Turks
5 Arising independent states at the east and west of the state
6 Timing recovery of Abbasid during the Caliph Müktefi and Mutazıd
7 The Periof of Emiru´l-Umera
8 Influence period of Seljuk and Buwayhid
9 The last Abbasid caliphs and The Fall of Baghdad Abbasid State
10 Abbasid-Byzantine struggle
11 Administrative and Political Structure of State
12 The Financial Structure of the State
13 Social Life in the Abbasid
14 Developments in the field of Culture and Civilization
Resources
Course Notes <p>Strange, G. Le. (1930): The Lands of the Eastern Caliphates, Cambridge.</p>
Course Resources

Strange,G.Le.(1924): Baghdad During The Abbasid Abbasid Caliphate, Oxford.
Lewis, B. (1960), Abbasids, EI² (İng), s. 15-23.
Şaban, M. A. (1979), The Abbasid Revolution, Cambridge: Cambridge.
Yıldız, Hakkı Dursun (1988), Abbâsîler, DİA, I, s. 31-48, İstanbul.
Kılıçlı, Mustafa (1992), Arap Edebiyatında Şuubiyye, İstanbul: İşaret Yayınları.
Zorlu, Cem(2001):Abbasilere Yönelik Dini ve Siyasi İsyanlar, Ankara.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain skill for data collection, consultation of the literature and analysis in relevant area X
2 To become skilled at knowledge of methods for the process of scientific research X
3 To gain the skill to make contribution to science, at least in one of the theoretical, methodic or practical areas, in the scientific researches X
4 To gain thorough competence in critical evaluation and synthesis X
5 To gain the skill for production of new ideas X
6 To have the capability of interdisciplinary study and gain the skill for adaptation of theory, method and applications of different branches to relevant branch X
7 To follow technical, scientific developments and information technologies in relevant area X
8 To publish at least an academically work related to the writing of history X
9 To gain the skill for communication with the national or international circles of the relevant branch X
10 To have behavioral and ethic sensitivity in accordance with academic life
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Workload 139
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.56
dersAKTSKredisi 6