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Early Byzantine Art: Techniques, Styles & Culture

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

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1. What was the main religion practiced in the Byzantine Empire?

2. What is the Hagia Sophia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

During the early Byzantine period, from 527-726 CE, artists defined a unique style based out of Constantinople; and this quiz/worksheet set allows you to test your knowledge of the period. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the forms and styles of Byzantine art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the practice quiz, you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • History of the Byzantine Empire
  • Artistic forms and styles of the early Byzantine period
  • Religion during the era

Skills Practiced

Skills that will be used in the practice quiz include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related art history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Hagia Sophia and mosaics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding early Byzantine art

Additional Learning

For more information about art history, review the lesson entitled Early Byzantine Art Techniques, Styles & Culture. The following objectives are included in the lesson:

  • Learn about the rise of the Byzantine Empire
  • Understand the spread of Byzantine art and culture in the Mediterranean world
  • Identify important works created during the time period
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