Early Medieval Art & Architecture: Characteristics, Techniques & Famous Works


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1. Which of the following refers to hand-lettered copies of the gospels and other books of the bible that were written on parchment made from animal skins using a combination of ink and paint?

2. Early medieval metalwork included which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz/worksheet will test you on principle characteristics of medieval art and architecture. You will need to know facts from the lesson, including the definition of a westwork.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you know about the following, in order to ace the quiz:

  • Early medieval metalwork
  • Hand-lettered copies of books of the Bible written on animal-skin parchment paper
  • A westwork

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on early medieval art and architecture
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding defining characteristics of early medieval art
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a westwork
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the subject matter of medieval art

Additional Learning

The lesson, Early Medieval Art & Architecture: Characteristics, Techniques & Famous Works, is available for learning more about art during this time in history. It will help you:

  • Identify the time period of the early medieval years
  • Understand the forms and techniques adopted from previous eras
  • Recognize the evolution towards new forms and techniques
  • Identify defining characteristics of the period's art