Academic Catalog

HIST507 OTTOMAN ADVANCED WRITING TECHNIQUES I

Course Code: 2400507
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Res.Assist. OYA GZEL DURMAZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The students will have to work advanced Ottoman paleography, and writing and reading Sls (decorative writing) and rika (normal hand writing) from selected Ottoman chronicles. The course also offers a methodical introduction to the special terminology encountered in Ottoman studies.