The Byzantine Commonwealth: Famous Works

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What is the Byzantine Commonwealth?

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1. What did it mean that Constantinople considered itself the 'Second Rome'?

2. What was characteristic of the background in Byzantine mosaics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the Byzantine Commonwealth. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the composition of the commonwealth and mosaics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Constantinople as the 'Second Rome'
  • Representations of figures in Byzantine art
  • The meaning of Byzantine Commonwealth

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Byzantine Commonwealth
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of mosaic backgrounds
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about icons in Byzantine art

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, The Byzantine Commonwealth: Famous Works. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the importance and purpose of icons
  • Identify the regions that comprised the Byzantine Commonwealth
  • View a Byzantine mosaic and recognize the style's characteristics
  • Know the different architectural patterns of Byzantine and Roman Empire churches
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