Late Byzantine Art: Styles, Influences & Functions

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What is the capital of the Byzantine Empire?

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1. What is a fresco?

2. What is an anastasis scene?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Late Byzantine art is really focused around religious themes and is mostly found in churches, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the period. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the forms and styles of Late Byzantine art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Capital of the Byzantine Empire
  • Define fresco
  • Artistic forms and styles of Late Byzantine period
  • Major stylistic changes in late Byzantine art

Skills Practiced

  • 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 fresco and Anastasis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a wood panel with religious figures
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Late Byzantine art

Additional Learning

To learn more about art history, review the following lesson on Art in the Late Byzantine Period. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the time period of the Late Byzantine
  • Explain what an Annunciation scene depicts
  • Know what happened to Byzantine art after Constantinople fell
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