Study: Gothic Architecture and Following Stylistic Terms

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Mosaics were created by:
COLORED GLASS
Madonna refers to:
THE VIRGIN MARY
At one time Ravenna was an important outpost for the Byzantine Roman Empire: TRUE
Pendentives are found around which of the following:
HAGIA SOPHIA
What did Paul the Silentiary say about Hagia’s Sophia’s dome? IT LOOKED AS IF IT WERE SUSPENDED FROM HEAVEN
What does Hagia Sophia mean?
HOLY WISDOM
Iconoclasm refers to which of the following?
DESCTRUCTION OF IMAGES
Byzantine churches were mostly centrally planned
TRUE
Which is an example of isocephally?
JUSTIAN, BISHOP and ATTENDANTS
Byzantine art is considered to be very naturalistic.
FALSE
Icons functioned as decorative objects in houses.
FALSE
Byzantine is a term that refers to the Western Roman Empire. -------------------------------------------------
FALSE

Horseshoe arches were an important architectural feature of the:
MOSQUE AT CORDOBA
Which European country contains the best examples of Islamic architecture?
SPAIN
The Dome of the Rock is in:
JERUSALEM
A mihrab is:
A NICHE IN A QIBLA WALL
Which of the following cultures influenced Islamic art?
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Islamic decoration makes extensive use of what kind of motifs?
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Which building is built on the spot where Muhammad is believed to have ascended to heaven?
DOME OF THE ROCK IN JERUSALEM
Carolingian Renaissance refers to:
A REBIRTH OF CLASSICAL IDEALS UNER CHARLEMAGNE
Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor in:
800
Charlemagne made which city the capital of his Holy Roman Empire?
AACHEN
A major force in the revival of classical style in the Early Middle Ages was:
CHARLEMAGNE
An important feature fo the Abbey Church of St. Michael at Hildesheim is:
THE ALTERNATE SUPPORT SYSTEM
The center of the Ottonian empire was in:
GERMANY
An important sixth-century ship burial was found at:
SUTTON-HOO, ENGLAND
The most important patrons of the arts during the early medieval period were:
THE CLERGY
An important Ottian chuch was built at Hildesheim under:
BISHOP BERNWARD
The purse cover from Sutton-Hoo is a good example of:
SAXON INTERLACE
Which term means “fear of empty spaces” in Latin and refers to a stylistic convention of covering an entire surface with patterns and figures, leaving virtually no empty spaces? -------------------------------------------------

HORROR VACUII

Architecturally, Pisa Cathedral is most similar in style to:
EARLY CHRISTIAN BASILICAS SUCH AS OLD ST. PETERS
Which of the following statements best describes the cultural context of Romanesque Europe?
CHURCH FLOOR PLANS DEVELOP TO ACCOMMODATE LARGE CROWDS OF PILGRIMS, WHO STIMULATE ECONOMIC GROWTH ALONG PILGRIMAGE ROUTES Romanesque is a term that means Roman was first coined by the Emperor Charlemagne.

FALSE
A Tympanum is the area above a Romanesque cathedral door reserved for sculpture that incorporates horror vacuii, reminding the view that the subject resembles a heavenly vision.
TRUE
The dates for the Romanesque Period are:
11TH TO EARLY 13TH CENTURY
Which statement best describes the overall ambiance of a typical Romanesque church?
WEIGHTY, HEAVY, DARK AND EARTHBOUND
A vault that springs from two walls over a space and is created when two barrel vaults intersect at right angles creating a type of junction or intersection is called a:
GROIN VAULT
Which architectural features are NOT found in a Romanesque church floorplan?
FLYING BUTTRESSES AND SPIRES
The Head Reliquary of St. Alexander:
CONTAINED THE REMAINS OF THE POPE SAINT
Romanesque sculpture can be described as stylized and full of Christian symbolism.
TRUE
Pilgrimages were a large factor in the construction of Romanesque basilicas. -------------------------------------------------
TRUE
To whom was the Notre Dame de Paris dedicted to?
THE VIRGIN MARY
The nave elevation may contain a nave- arcade, tribune gallery, triforium, and clerestory.
TRUE
This person revived Platonic...
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