Visual And Material Culture Of The Mediterranean 1300-1700, Lecture 9

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Visual And Material Culture Of The Mediterranean 1300-1700, Lecture 9

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  • 1. 
    In 1401, Michael of Rhodes joined the Venetian navy as a lowley galley ____ (homed remo).
    • A. 

      Slave

    • B. 

      Oarsman

    • C. 

      Stevedore

    • D. 

      Clerk

    • E. 

      Sea Captain

  • 2. 
    The Book of Michael Rhodes was discovered in ____ .
    • A. 

      1444

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      2009

    • D. 

      1500

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The book Michael of Rhodes includes:
    • A. 

      Commercial computations

    • B. 

      Calendrical computations

    • C. 

      A beautifully illustrated section on astrology

    • D. 

      Some of the earliest surviving portolan aids to navigation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The book Michael of Rhodes is the world's first known treatise on ______.
    • A. 

      Cooking

    • B. 

      Herbs and Medicinal

    • C. 

      Shipbuilding

    • D. 

      Painting

    • E. 

      Architecture

  • 5. 
    The Book Michael of Rhodes was written in _____.
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Venetian dialect

    • D. 

      Lingua Franca

    • E. 

      Esperanto

  • 6. 
    The Book Michael of Rhodes was written between ______ and _____ .
    • A. 

      1400 - 1500

    • B. 

      1500 - 1600

    • C. 

      1434 - 1440

    • D. 

      1600 - 1700

    • E. 

      1450 - 1460

  • 7. 
    The Book Michael of Rhodes was intended as a _____ .
    • A. 

      Curriculum vitae

    • B. 

      Vademecum

    • C. 

      Comic Book

    • D. 

      Biography

    • E. 

      Poem

  • 8. 
    _____ was one of the most important commodities traded by the Venetians, for which medieval merchants often had to calculate prices and profits.
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Pepper

    • D. 

      Alum

    • E. 

      Coral

  • 9. 
    As documented by the Book of Michael Rhodes, the signs of the zodiac were thought to govern different parts of the ____ .
    • A. 

      Sky

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Ship

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    _____ was a mean to keep track of time.
    • A. 

      Astrology

    • B. 

      Clocks

    • C. 

      Watches

    • D. 

      Rain

    • E. 

      Bloodletting

  • 11. 
    Michael of Rhodes' coat of arms show:
    • A. 

      A bleeding rat

    • B. 

      White Radishes

    • C. 

      A horse

    • D. 

      Two Ships

    • E. 

      A & B

  • 12. 
    As shown in the Book of Michael of Rhodes, St. Christopher was also the patron saint of _____.
    • A. 

      Shipwrights

    • B. 

      Naval Architects

    • C. 

      Travelers

    • D. 

      Physicians

    • E. 

      Sail-Makers

  • 13. 
    Zorzi Rtrombetta from Modone was a _____ aboard Venetian galleys.
    • A. 

      Sail - Maker

    • B. 

      Shipwright

    • C. 

      Ship-owner

    • D. 

      Trumpeter

    • E. 

      Helmsman

  • 14. 
    Modone was a Venetian-held port on the south-west corner of the _____, which formed an important link in the chain of Venetian colonies on the trade-route between Venice and Constantinople.
    • A. 

      Italian peninsula

    • B. 

      Peloponnese

    • C. 

      Arabian peninsula

    • D. 

      Adriatic Sea

    • E. 

      Balkan peninsula

  • 15. 
    The notebook of Zorzi Rtrombetta from Modone was written in _____.
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Venetian Dialect

    • D. 

      Lingua Franca

    • E. 

      Esperanto

  • 16. 
    The notebook of Zorzi Rtrombetta from Modone was written between ____ and ____.
    • A. 

      1444 - 1449

    • B. 

      1440 - 1500

    • C. 

      1544 - 1600

    • D. 

      1600 - 1700

    • E. 

      1200 - 1300

  • 17. 
    The notebook of Zorzi Rtrombetta from Modone covers a wide range of subjects, including:
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Astronomy

    • C. 

      Engineering

    • D. 

      Naval Architecture

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 18. 
    Mathew Baker (1530-1616) was the royal master shipwright for _____.
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Elizabeth I

    • C. 

      The Pope

    • D. 

      The Doge of Venice

    • E. 

      The Duke of Florence

  • 19. 
    Mathew Baker's Fragments of Ancient English Shipwrighty was written between _____ and _____.
    • A. 

      1444 - 1449

    • B. 

      1434 - 1440

    • C. 

      1570 - 1630

    • D. 

      1580 - 1660

    • E. 

      1700 - 1800

  • 20. 
    Mathew Baker's fragments of ancient english shipwrightry is the oldest english text on _____.
    • A. 

      Ship design

    • B. 

      Cooking

    • C. 

      Medicine

    • D. 

      Astronomy

    • E. 

      Methematics