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MTEL Middle School Humanities: The Byzantine Empire Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In which year was the Western half of the Roman Empire finally destroyed?

Question 2 2. What was the eventual outcome of the resurgence of classic learning as promoted through the use of classical texts?

Question 3 3. From which part of the Roman Empire did the Byzantine Empire originate?

Question 4 4. This Byzantine mosaic depicts...

Question 5 5. As the Roman Empire began to decline, was there anything that gave its citizens a sense of security?

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Question 6 6. How was Islam similar to the Catholic Church at the time of the fall of the Roman Empire?

Question 7 7. Which of the following features is NOT common to both Byzantine and Early Christian churches?

Question 8 8. What were some of the factors leading to the split of the Church into Western Roman Catholicism and Eastern Greek Orthodox?

Question 9 9. How did Theodora save Justinian from going into exile in the face of riots?

Question 10 10. Who handed the empire a devastating defeat at Manzikert?

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Question 11 11. This floor plan of San Vitale is typical of a(an) _____.

Question 12 12. Who was traditionally the leader of the whole Church?

Question 13 13. In architecture, these high windows are an example of _____.

Question 14 14. How did the Byzantine Empire secure its prosperity and military power early in its history?

Question 15 15. What was the name of the Byzantine spy agency?

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Question 16 16. It is difficult to speak definitively about Byzantine art because

Question 17 17. Like Early Christians, the Byzantines created their mosaics out of

Question 18 18. In which year was the Great Schism?

Question 19 19. Which term references the Eastern Catholic Church after it split?

Question 20 20. Which part of the Roman Empire was the richest?

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Question 21 21. What does 'Catholic' mean?

Question 22 22. How did architects create elements in the dome of Hagia Sophia (in Istanbul) that float higher than any previous dome?

Question 23 23. How did Venetian merchants contribute to the internal instability of the empire?

Question 24 24. Who appointed priests in the Eastern half of the Empire?

Question 25 25. What does the Greek or Eastern Cross have in common with Byzantine central-plan churches?

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Question 26 26. How did the Byzantine nobility contribute to the decline of the Byzantine Empire?

Question 27 27. Who was the greatest of the Byzantine Emperors?

Question 28 28. You can identify an Eastern Orthodox religious icon by which of the following characteristics?

Question 29 29. After 1453, Constantinople was renamed to _____.

Question 30 30. We see such a tight blending of imperial and religious symbolism in Byzantine art because

MTEL Middle School Humanities: The Byzantine Empire Chapter Exam Instructions

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