Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Islamic History I ILA 368 6 4 + 0 4 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. LEVENT ÖZTÜRK
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. LEVENT ÖZTÜRK,
Course Assistants Assist Prof.Dr. Saim YILMAZ
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective To obtain information about the political and cultural history of the Umayyads, Abbasids and Spain Umayyads
Course Content Political and social history of Umayyads, Abbasids and Spain Umayyads.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To tell political and military developments providing the formation of Umayyad State Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 To question the political events of the period of the first three Umayyad Caliphs and the basic principles of Umayyad State comparing with the previous period Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To summarize and interpret the political developments occured during the transfer of the power from Sufyanids to Marwanids Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 To list economic and social reforms made in the periods of Abdulmalik b. Marwan and Omar b. Abdulaziz Lecture, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 To summarize the conquests succeeded in the period of Walid b. Abdulmalik and aftermath Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 To tell the elements led to fall of Umayyad State Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
7 To summarize the phases of the revolution led to the establishment of Abbasid State Lecture, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
8 To express the periods of the history of Abbasids and their characteristics Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
9 To explain cultural and civil developments of Abbasid period Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
10 To express the periods and characteristics.of the State of Andalusian Umayyad Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
11 To explain cultural and civil developments of the State of Andalusian Umayyad period. Question-Answer, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Political and Military Developments Providing the Formation of Umayyad State
2 The Reign of Sufyanids
3 Transition of the Caliphate to the Marwanids: Marwan and Abdal-Malik b. Marwan
4 Periods of sons of Abdulmalik b. Marwan and period of Omar b. Abdulaziz
5 Last caliphs and fall of Umayyad State
6 Abbasid revolution and establishment of Abbasid State: periods of al-Saffah and al-Mansour
7 Abbasid caliphs of rising period
8 Samarra period; returning to Baghdad and re-recovery process of the Abbasid State
9 Periods of Buwayhid and Seljukid domination
10 Last Abbasid caliphs and fall of the state
11 The Culture and Civilization of Umayyad and Abbasid States
12 Social Life, and Art and Science in the reign of Umayyad and Abbasid States
13 Establishment of the State of Andalusian Umayyad and its periods
14 Culture and civilization in the State of Andalusian Umayyad
Course Notes [1] Öztürk, Levent (2012), İslam Tarihi I Ders Notları.
Course Resources [2] Aycan, İrfan-Sarıçam, İbrahim (2002), Emeviler, İstanbul: Diyanet Vakfı Yayınları.
[3] Algül, Hüseyin (1997), İslam Tarihi, İstanbul: Gonca Yayınları.
[4] Hitti, Philip (1982): İslam Tarihi, İstanbul: İSAV Yayınları.
[5] Hodgson, Marshall (1995): İslam´ın Serüveni, İstanbul: İz Yayınları.
[6]Yılmaz, Saim (2006), Abbasîler, İstanbul: Milli Kayıhan Yayınları.
[7] Öztürk, Levent (2012), İslâm Toplumunda Hristiyanlar, İstanbul: Ensar Yayınları.
[8] Apak, Adem (2011): Anahatlarıyla İslam Tarihi, II-IV, İstanbul: Ensar Yayınları
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student can recite the Quran according to its rules and interpret it.
2 S/he has adequate knowledge of Arabic so that he can understand the classical and modern religious texts in his/her related field
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim.
4 S/he relates the main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) through exploring classical and modern sources, has the ability of comparing Islamic law and other legal systems and of evaluating them in the context of Islamic legal history and theory.
5 S/he knows the principles of Islamic belief and discusses them through rational and revelational approaches and has the ability to speculate on theological problems through scientific and rational methods.
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in Islamic history and today.
7 S/he is able to report and describe the history, concepts, institutions, main figures of Sufism.
8 S/he is able to relate the history of religious education and modern methods of education. S/he can use these methods in religious education. His/her reasoning ability, and endowment of truth thinking improves and his self-confidence increases.
9 S/he can reflect on religion and religious themes in philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives. S/he can define the conceptual problems and the topics which have been discussed by the Muslim thinkers.
10 S/he can give an overview of world religions both living and dead-ones comparing their perception of God and sacred realms.
11 S/he relates the variant period of Islamic history S/he can look at Islamic civilization and science from political, cultural and social historical perspectives using critical and interdisciplinary approaches. X
12 S/he is able to recognize the forms of Turkish Islamic Literature and can read and understand the examples of these forms. Along with the general theory of music s/he is able to recognize Turkish religious music and can practice it. S/he knows the history and the attributes of architectural and decorating arts. S/he has an aesthetical thinking. X
13 S/he researches and studies interdisciplinary at the field of Religious Sciences. S/he considers scientific, cultural and ethic values in scientific studies. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
3. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 10
1. Final 90
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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 15 30
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 13 13
Total Workload 148
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.92
dersAKTSKredisi 6