Jewish & Christian Art in Late Antiquity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What were Catechumens and Penitents?

Question 2 2. What is a narthex?

Question 3 3. What was the original function of the narthex?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 5 5. What are the catacombs?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a Christian symbol found in the catacombs?

Question 7 7. What was the reasoning behind the wealth of the interior of the church?

Question 8 8. Which of these does NOT describe a basilica?

Question 9 9. Why did early Christians have to meet in secret?

Question 10 10. Why was it possible for early Christians to produce illuminated manuscripts?

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Question 11 11. What kind of artwork was found in early Christian catacombs?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that early Christian mosaics differed from earlier Roman mosaics?

Question 13 13. Which of the following refers to elaborate images created by piecing together hundreds or even thousands of bits of glass or colored stones?

Question 14 14. Which of the following refers to watercolor paintings done on wet plaster?

Question 15 15. The sarcophagus of Junius Bassus features relief sculptures that depict ____.

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Question 16 16. Why is it surprising to find frescoes inside the Dura-Europos synagogue?

Question 17 17. From the outside, the Dura-Europos synagogue likely resembled what?

Question 18 18. There are many clues in the Dura-Europos synagogue which indicate a degree of acculturation with which empire?

Question 19 19. Toward the end of the time period known as Late Antiquity, _____ had become the primary religion of the region.

Question 20 20. Where did Christian monasticism begin?

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Question 21 21. Why was the division of the Roman Empire significant?

Question 22 22. What was a cause of the aniconism that probably prevented Jewish people from producing more art during Late Antiquity?

Question 23 23. Ceiling mosaics found in the synagogues from the Late Antiquity period often depicted which of the following?

Question 24 24. Why were the Jewish manuscripts from Late Antiquity known as illuminated manuscripts?

Question 25 25. What was the Eastern part of the early Church called?

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Question 26 26. Who were martyrs?

Question 27 27. What was the Edict of Milan?

Question 28 28. What was the earliest Christian symbol?

Question 29 29. Where would one find a mosaic that features Christ as a king and law giver, St. Peter and St. Paul, a gold cross, and women symbolizing the Jews and the Gentiles?

Question 30 30. The synagogue Dura-Europos was located in which modern nation?

Jewish & Christian Art in Late Antiquity Chapter Exam Instructions

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