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The Ancient Roman Basilica: Architecture & Overview

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What was a Roman basilica?

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1. What was the correct form of a basilica?

2. What is an apse in a basilica?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In Ancient Rome, the basilica served as a communal meeting place. This quiz and worksheet combination will see how much you know about these buildings, their purpose, and their construction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

As you take this quiz, you will be asked questions about the following terminology:

  • Apse
  • Groin vault
  • Innovative building material
  • Roman basilica

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will enable you to practice certain study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson on Roman basilicas
  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately define main words and phrases, such as groin vault and apse
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the construction of Ancient Roman basilicas

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic by reviewing the accompanying lesson titled The Ancient Roman Basilica: Architecture & Overview, which will detail the following architectural aspects:

  • Colonnade
  • Apse and the dais
  • Barrel and groin vaults
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