Academic Catalog

HIST305 ADVANCED OTTOMAN PALEOGRAPHY & DIPLOMATICS I

Course Code: 2400305
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr SELUK DURSUN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

i. Studies on critical additions of manuscripts and their transcriptions. ii. Information concerning Ottoman archives iii. Studies on newspapers and journals for the period between 1860-1928. iv. The grammar and spelling of the old Anatolian Turkish v. Historical development of Turkish written in Arabic script with particular emphasis to its last phase. vi. An overview of Hat (manuscript) art.