Northern European Art during the Early Medieval Period


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What event changed the subject matter of early medieval art?

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1. What are two subjects that were favored by the Vikings for creating their art?

2. Why are there so many similarities in the art of Northern European countries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Art in the early medieval period was primarily done by Celtic and Viking societies in northern Europe. You'll be tested on key points like an event that changed the subject matter of early medieval art and two subjects the Vikings used frequently in their art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions will cover these key topics:

  • The reason art in northern European countries was similar
  • Painting in early medieval art
  • Early Scandinavian art

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the related lesson on art in the early medieval period in northern Europe
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a common subject Vikings used in their art and the way early medieval art changed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the type of painting that was done in early medieval art

Additional Learning

Read more about early medieval art with the lesson we've named Northern European Art during the Early Medieval Period. These topics will be discussed throughout the lesson:

  • Paganism in the early medieval period
  • Celts and their weaponry
  • Anglo-Saxon migration to Britain
  • Viking raids on English monasteries