Ahi Chapter 7 Quiz

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Ahi Chapter 7 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The capital of the Byzantine Roman Empire was ________.
    • A. 

      Constantinople

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Milan

    • D. 

      Ravenna

  • 2. 
    Catacomb paintings, such as those in the Catacomb of Commodilla, illustrate the two directions of Christian art: ________.
    • A. 

      Symbolic and representational

    • B. 

      Religious and pagan

    • C. 

      Narrative and iconic

    • D. 

      Overt and secretive

  • 3. 
    Which answer below correctly labels the major parts A, B, C, D (in that order) of the central-plan church above?  
    • A. 

      Atrium, dome, apse, narthex

    • B. 

      Atrium, apse, narthex, dome

    • C. 

      Atrium, narthex, apse, dome

    • D. 

      Atrium, apse, dome, narthex

  • 4. 
    Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire at the end of the ________ century CE.
    • A. 

      Third

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Fourth

    • D. 

      First

  • 5. 
    Which future emperor led the Roman army to conquer and besiege Jerusalem in 70 CE, after it had been occupied by members of a Jewish rebeliion in 66 CE?
    • A. 

      Constantine

    • B. 

      Augustus

    • C. 

      Trajan

    • D. 

      Titus

  • 6. 
    Iconoclasm refers to the ________ of works of visual art.
    • A. 

      Legalization and creation

    • B. 

      Prohibition and destruction

    • C. 

      Symbolism

    • D. 

      Dissemination

  • 7. 
    Which answer below correctly labels the major parts A, B, C, D, E (in that order) of the architectural forms above?  
    • A. 

      Squinch, pendentive, oculus, dome, drum

    • B. 

      Squinch, pendentive, drum, oculus, dome

    • C. 

      Pendentive, squinch, drum, oculus, dome

    • D. 

      Pendentive, squinch, dome, oculus, drum

  • 8. 
    Old Saint Peter's was built on the spot where Christians believed ________ was buried.
    • A. 

      Saint Mark

    • B. 

      Saint John

    • C. 

      Saint Matthew

    • D. 

      Saint Peter

  • 9. 
    Define Vellum.
    • A. 

      A manuscript page

    • B. 

      An illuminated manuscript

    • C. 

      A bound rectangular book

    • D. 

      Animal skin prepared for writing

  • 10. 
    Many early and later christian churches (like the one above) were built on the Roman architectural model of the ________.
    • A. 

      Forum

    • B. 

      Basilica

    • C. 

      Pantheon

    • D. 

      Colonnade