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Art & Religion in the Byzantine Empire Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This floor plan of San Vitale is typical of a(an) _____.

Question 2 2. In architecture, these high windows are an example of _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following features is NOT common to both Byzantine and Early Christian churches?

Question 4 4. How did architects create elements in the dome of Hagia Sophia (in Istanbul) that float higher than any previous dome?

Question 5 5. What does Hagia Sophia mean in the English language?

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Question 6 6. For Justinian, what was the advantage of building the Hagia Sophia?

Question 7 7. What are the pendentives of the Hagia Sophia?

Question 8 8. Which Roman Emperor ruled when the Hagia Sophia was constructed?

Question 9 9. It is difficult to speak definitively about Byzantine art because

Question 10 10. Like Early Christians, the Byzantines created their mosaics out of

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Question 11 11. You can identify an Eastern Orthodox religious icon by which of the following characteristics?

Question 12 12. Why do we see such a tight blending of imperial and religious symbolism in Byzantine art?

Question 13 13. What is a fresco?

Question 14 14. What is the capital of the Byzantine Empire?

Question 15 15. Which of these is a wood panel with religious figures painted on one or both sides?

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Question 16 16. What is an anastasis scene?

Question 17 17. Which Byzantine Emperor started the Iconoclasm?

Question 18 18. Which of these statements represent the Iconoclasm stance?

Question 19 19. _____ were people who loved and supported icons.

Question 20 20. Which of these monasteries has the greatest collection of Byzantine icons today?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following languages was the first official legal language of the Byzantine Empire?

Question 22 22. Who of these figures was NOT a Byzantine Emperor?

Question 23 23. Which year marks the end of the Byzantine Empire?

Question 24 24. Which of these sacks did NOT happen during the Byzantine Empire?

Question 25 25. Which of these is not characteristic of early Byzantine mosaics?

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Question 26 26. What was one of the major reasons that the Byzantines used a slightly abstract style?

Question 27 27. What is the Hagia Sophia?

Question 28 28. Who was the emperor that brought the Byzantine Empire to its greatest height?

Question 29 29. What does the Greek or Eastern Cross have in common with Byzantine central-plan churches?

Question 30 30. What happened to the artwork in the Hagia Sophia during the time of the Ottoman Empire?

Art & Religion in the Byzantine Empire Chapter Exam Instructions

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