Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Reading The Old Texts II GTS 504 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MEHMET MEMİŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MEHMET MEMİŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective To recognize the inscriptions of the most important sources of scientific research and learn the ways to benefit from these documents
Course Content Introduction of architectural inscriptions, tombstones and so on. Ways to benefit from the written sources and read the documents
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 They solve Inscriptions. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 they recognize the fonts used in the inscriptions and documents Self Study, Problem Solving, Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 They classify Inscriptions. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 They summarize inscriptions. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 They recognize inscription types and related arts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 They prepare reports about old text decoding. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concept and importance of the inscriptions as a source.
2 Font types used in the inscriptions
3 The statements in architectural inscriptions.
4 Date lines on inscriptions and Ebced
5 Examples of the inscription in verse and prose
6 Ways to benefit from the inscriptions
7 Inscription reading exercises
8 Inscription reading exercises with Celi Talik
9 Inscription reading exercises with Celi Sulus
10 Sultan´s signatures and reading them
11 Arabic and Persian inscriptions
12 Stacked traits of texts and reading difficulties
13 Stacked text reading exercises
14 Protection procedures for inscriptions
Course Notes
Course Resources [1] Yazır, Mahmud B. (1978): Eski Yazıları Okuma Anahtarı, Ankara.
[2] Baltacı, C. (1989): İslam Paleografyası, İstanbul: MÜ. İlahiyat Fakültesi Vakfı Yayınları.
[3] Kütükoğlu, M.S. (1998): Osmanı Belgelerinin Dili (Diplomatik), İstanbul: Kubbealtı Neşriyatı.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To know, understand basic art principles and to adapt to the subject as competent.
2 To be competent about analyizing three-dimensional surfaces at second-dimensional surfaces. X
3 To know all surface and application materials used at application of traditional arts, to be competent about usage. X
4 To know and prepare colours used in different centuries at all areas of traditional arts, to use at application designed correctly; to know and use style differences of ornamentation elements, motifs, designs used in different centuries; to know concepts, subjects, ecoles, technics of craftsmen used in different centuries; to have competent about giving classical and original designs with all kind of knowledge and equipment.
5 To know and use all kind of theoretical knowledge, drawings systems and computer programs required for applying the design or presenting research subjects and to be competent about following innovations.
6 To complete the research doing literature review about the subject as competently and according to academia. X
7 To be competent for doing restoration and conservation related to the subject. X
8 To have professional and ethical responsibility. X
9 To be competent learning. To have competent about following new studies, knowledge and ideas continuously about the subject and to have competent researching, analyzing, interpreting and applying, and returning as educational attainment.
10 To be competent for doing team working with in disciplinary and interdisciplinary groups. X
11 To have comprehensive knowledge required for evaluating global and social effects of studies related to the subject.
12 To know at least a foreign language at level for following knowledge and using and communicating with colleagues.
13 To have critical view and creative thinking. To analyze knowledge, ability and ideas with scientific methods, to evaluate and to use them.
14 To have conscious of learning continuation during life and to have competent for realizing it.
15 To comprehend and perceive past and today sense of art objectively and to have competent compare and synthesise.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 30
1. Ödev 30
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 8 16
Assignment 1 8 8
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 152
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.08
dersAKTSKredisi 6