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TLL 550 Ottoman Paleography 3 Credits
This course aims to introduce paleographic specialties of Ottoman Turkish. The students participating in the course will first learn how to read major Ottoman handwriting styles such as talik, rik’a and divani. Therefore, it is aimed that the participants will be able to deal with different types of Ottoman sources, and especially with manuscripts. Another important aspect of this course is to familiarize the students with the use of dictionaries to solve problems encountered in the assigned texts, and widening their perspectives on the variety of Ottoman texts and Ottoman handmade book culture. There will be weekly reading assessments and in-class exercises.
Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2024-2025 Ottoman Paleography 3
Fall 2023-2024 Ottoman Paleography 3
Fall 2022-2023 Ottoman Paleography 3
Fall 2021-2022 Ottoman Paleography 3
Spring 2020-2021 Ottoman Paleography 3
Fall 2020-2021 Ottoman Paleography 3
Spring 2019-2020 Ottoman Paleography 3
Fall 2019-2020 Ottoman Paleography 3
Summer 2018-2019 Ottoman Paleography 3
Fall 2018-2019 Ottoman Paleography 3
Prerequisite: (TLL 530 - Masters - Min Grade D
or TLL 530 - Doctorate - Min Grade D)
or (TLL 503 - Doctorate - Min Grade D
or TLL 503 - Masters - Min Grade D)
Corequisite: TLL 550D
ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
General Requirements: