FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF HISTORY


Dr. Richard Dietrich

 

Contact

 

Social Sciences Building, #Z-35

+90 312 210 50 37

drichard@metu.edu.tr

 

 

Education

 

Ph.D., Ankara University, 2005

M.A., Ankara University, 2000

M.A., Cornell University, 1993

B.A., University of Colorado – Denver, 1981

 

 

Areas of Interest

 

Byzantine and Seljuq history; history of Late Antiquity; languages; military history; American history through the Civil War & Reconstruction; history and religions of the Middle East

 

 

Courses

 

HIST 101              Classical Civilizations of Greece and Rome I

HIST 102              Classical Civilizations of Greece and Rome II

HIST 151              History of Eastern and Western Civilizations I

HIST 152              History of Eastern and Western Civilizations II

HIST 217              Byzantine History I

HIST 218              Byzantine History II

HIST 251              Historical Readings in Ancient Greek I

HIST 252              Historical Readings in Ancient Greek II

HIST 327              Introduction to Military History I

HIST 328              Introduction to Military History II

HIST 341              American Civilization: Themes and Issues I

HIST 342              American Civilization: Themes and Issues II

MES 509               Religious Developments in the Middle East in Late Antiquity

 

 

Selected Publications

 

Digenês Akritês: Günümüze Ulaşan Tek Bizans Destanı, (İstanbul: Tarih Vakfı, 2009).

 

“A Proposed Identification for Zosima's Apolikaptii Monastery in Constantinople”, Byzantion , Tome LXXVII (2007).

 

"Style Switching in the Grottaferrata Text of Digenes Akrites", Revue des Études Byzantines, Tomes 64-65 (2006-2007).