Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 To meet the students, to give general information about faculty and our programme; some information about lesson’s content Read the course material to be processed.
2 Description, birth, how to give a name of Classical Turkish literature and its geography; description, short history, function in poem of aruz foot; technical component imale, med, ulama, etc. that used to found aruz foot Read the course material to be processed.
3 Sources of Classical Turkish literature, Classical Turkish poet’s world, philosophy, art understanding; aruz foots, bahirs (foot clusters) that most used in Turkish poetry ; practical of this form: “Fâ‘ilâtün / Fâ‘ilâtün / Fâ‘ilâtün / Fâ‘ilün” Read the course material to be processed.
4 Description, characters of mazmun, using it in Classical Turkish poetry and cardinal mazmuns, basic verse knowledge like kafiye, redif, etc.; entry to Classical Turkish verse shapes; practical of this form: “Mefâ‘îlün / Mefâ‘îlün / Mefâ‘îlün / Mefâ‘îlün” kalıbının uygulaması. Read the course material to be processed.
5 Kaside: Its description, characters, sections, short history, cardinal kaside poets and to show kaside’s sections on “Su Kasidesi” samples; practical of this form: “Fe‘ilâtün (Fâ‘ilâtün)/ Fe‘ilâtün / Fe‘ilâtün / Fe‘ilün (Fa‘lün)” Read the course material to be processed.
6 Gazel: Its description, characters, short history, cardinal gazel poets, and their gazel poem samples; practical of this form: “Mef‘ûlü / Fâ ‘ilâtü / Mefâ ‘îlü / Fâ‘ilün” Read the course material to be processed.
7 Müstezad and kıt’a: Their description, characters, short story, cardinal poets and poem samples; practical of this form: “Mef‘ûlü / Mefâ‘îlü / Mefâ‘îlü / Fe‘ûlün” Read the course material to be processed.
8 Mesnevi and Hamse: Their description, characters, short story, cardinal mesnevi and hamse poets and short information about their works; practical of this form: “Mefâ‘ilün / Fe‘ilâtün / Mefâ‘ilün / Fe‘ilün (Fa‘lün)” Read the course material to be processed.
9 Rubai and Tuyuğ: Their description, characters, short story, cardinal poets and poem samples; practical of this form: “Mefâ‘îlün / Mefâ‘îlün / Fe‘ûlün” Read the course material to be processed.
10 Visa exam )
11 Murabba, Terbi and Muhammes: Their description, characters, short story, cardinal poets and poem samples; practical of this form: “Fâ‘ilâtün / Fâ‘ilâtün / Fâ‘ilün” Read the course material to be processed.
12 Tardiye, Tahmis and Taştir: Their description, characters, short story, cardinal poets and poem samples; practical of this form: “Fe‘ilâtün (Fâ‘ilâtün) / Mefâ‘ilün / Fe‘ilün (Fa‘lün)” Read the course material to be processed.
13 Müseddes, Tesdîs, Müsebba,Tesbî, Müsemmen and Temsîn: Their characters, practical of this form: “Müstef‘iün / Müstef‘iün / Müstef‘iün / Müstef‘iün” “Mef‘ûlü / Fâ‘ilâtün / Mef‘ûlü / Fâ‘ilâtün” Read the course material to be processed.
14 Mütessâ, Tetsî, Muaşşer, Ta’şîr, Terkîb-i bend and Tercî-i bend: Their characters, practical of this form: “Fe‘ûlün / Fe‘ûlün / Fe‘ûlün / Fe‘ûl” Read the course material to be processed.

Sources
Textbook Prof. Dr. Mustafa İsen vd., “Eski Türk Edebiyatı El Kitabı” (Grafiker Yayınları, Ankara); Prof. Dr. Ahmet Mermer vd. Eski Türk Edebiyatına Giriş; Prof. Dr. Yekta Saraç, Klasik Edebiyat Bilgisi, Biçim Ölçü Kafiye
Additional Resources Prof. Dr. İskender Pala, “Ansiklopedik Divan Şiiri Sözlüğü” (Kapı Yayınları, İstanbul). Prof. Dr. Haluk İpekten, “Eski Türk Edebiyatı Nazım Şekilleri ve Aruz” (Dergah Yayınları, İstanbul); Ahmet Talat Onay, Cem Dilçin, “Örneklerle Türk Şiir Bilgisi” (Türk Dil Kurumu Yayınları, Ankara). DİA, Divan Edebiyatı Tahir-ül Mevlevi, Edebiyat Lügatı Ahmet Talat Onay, Açıklamalı Divan Şiiri Sözlüğü, (Hz. Cemal Kurnaz)