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These images were created for a monastery church in:
1. Greece
2. Germany
3. Ireland
4. Norway
2

The scenes on these doors represent stories from the lives of:
1. Old Testament prophets and the twelve apostles
2. The Virgin Mary and Christ
3. Bishop Bernward and Saint Hildesheim
4. Adam and Eve, and Christ
4

The main theme of the iconography of these scenes is
1. The relationship between Mary and Jesus
2. The power of pilgrimage and holy relics
3. The origin of human sin and redemption through Christ
4. The separation of the damned and blessed at the Last Judgment
3

The style of the figures on these doors expresses:
1. Human frailty
2. Ideal human proportions
3. The God-like power of human beings
4. The Platonic concept of the relationship between physical beauty and divinity
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This church is located in:
1. Germany
2. France
3. Italy
4. Greece
1

The dates for the Romanesque style are approximately:
1. 700-900 A.D.
2. 900-1100 A.D.
3. 1100-1300 A.D.
4. 1300-1500 A.D.
2

The decoration on the part of this façade above the arched entrance resembles
1. An Egyptian Pylon
2. Aclassical temple front
3. A triumphal arch
4. A Gothic Cathedral
2

The blind arcades just below the two strips of horizontal molding on the façade of this church are called
1. Tuscan bands
2. Lombard bands
3. Roman bands
4. Corinthian bands
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This church is located in:
1. Ireland
2. Germany
3. Italy
4. Greece
3

This church is dedicated to
1. The Virgin Mary
2. A Christian martyr
3. Holy Wisdom
4. Christ the Pantocrator
2

The upper part of the façade of this church resembles:
1. An Egyptian Pylon
2. A classical temple front
3. A Triumphal Arch
4. A Gothic Cathedral
2

Spoglia are
1. the small arches in a decorative blind arcade
2. parts of preexisting buildings reused in new ones
3. parts of a deceased holy person's body kept as an object of reverence
4. the parts of a church in which relics are kept
2

The image of Christ in the center of the upper portion of this façade is in which style?
1. Early Christian/Late Roman Empire
2. Byzantine
3. Gothic
4. Insular
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The interior of this church is unique among the churches we have studied for having a:
1. Nave
2. Altar
3. Sunken crypt
4. Apse
3?
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The Gothic style first emerged in
1. Germany
2. Italy
3. France
4. Ireland
3

Which of the following did NOT occur during the age of the Gothic Cathedrals?
1. A downturn in commercial activity weakened the European economy
2. The cult of the Virgin Mary grew in popularity
3. Towns and cities in Western Europe grew in size and population
4. Cathedrals superseded rural monasteries as centers of patronage of religious art
1

This church is dedicated to
1. The Virgin Mary
2. A Christian martyr
3. Holy Wisdom
4. Christ the Pantocrator
1

What relic is housed in this church?
1. A piece of the Virgin Mary’s clothing
2. A strand of the Virgin Mary’s hair
3. Asliver of the cross on which Jesus was crucified
3. A thorn from Jesus’s crown
1

The interiors of Gothic churches are typically ornamented by
1. Fresco paintings
2. Gold mosaics
3. Stained glass
4. Spoglia
3

An architectural structure used in Gothic churches to permit more wall space to be dedicated to windows is the: A. Flying buttress B. Pendentive C. Barrel vault D. Dome
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This church is dedicated to
1. The Virgin Mary
2. A Christian martyr
3. Holy Wisdom
4. Christ the Pantocrator
1

Which of the follow is NOT a characteristic element in Gothic ornament?
1. Lombard bands
2. Finials
3. Tracery
4. Pointed arches
1

Which of the follow is an example of a finial? (Other possible terms: tracery, crocket)
1.
2.
3.
finial = distinct ornament at the roof
tracery = ornamental stonework at top of a window
crocket = projecting ornament
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This illuminated manuscript belonged to:
1. The bishop of Chartres cathedral
2. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
3. The king of France
4. A monastic order
3

Which of these cities was the center of illuminated manuscript production in the later middle ages?
1. Rome
2. Paris
3. Cologne
4. Florence
2

Christians regarded the “three strangers” in this Old Testament story as a reference to which Christian doctrine or concept?
1. The Trinity
2. Salvation
3. Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise
4. Christ’s birth, death, and resurrection
1

The intertwined forms on the borders of this image recall the decorative elements on:
1. The Book of Kells
2. The façade of St. Pantaleon
3. The Arch of Titus
4. The Byzantine icon of the Virgin and Child with Saints and Angels
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This object serves as a reliquary for:
1. a piece of the Virgin Mary’s clothing
2. a strand of the Virgin Mary’s hair
3. a sliver of the cross on which Jesus was crucified
3. a thorn from Jesus’s crown
2

The narrative images on the base of this statue represent scenes from:
1. The Passion of Christ
2.Christ’s childhood
2. Christ’s ministry
3. Christ’s Passion
4. The Last Judgment
1

The swaying, “S”-shaped pose of this figure is closest to the pose of:
1. Polykleitos’s Doryphorus
2. The figure of Eve on the doors of Bishop Bernward
3. The angel on the left side in the Abraham, Sarah, and the Three Strangers from the Psalter of Saint Louis
4. The figure of Mary on the left side in the Daphni monastery Crucifixion
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Altarpieces are a category of religious image most closely associated with which of the following?
1. Baptism
2. Pilgrimage
3. The Eucharist
4. Monastic life
3

The medium of this painting is:
1. Fresco
2. Tempera on panel
3. Oil on canvas
2

The artist who created this image was from
1. Germany
2. France
3. Italy
4. Greece
3

The four figures at the bottom of this image are:
1. Apostles
2. Old Testament prophets
3. Martyr saints
4. Angels without wings
2

In this painting, the style of the drapery in the Virgin Mary’s robe is closest to the drapery of the figures in which of the following images?
1. The Roman Traveling Musicians mosaic
2. The Byzantine Pantocrator mosaic
3. The Book of Kells
4. The Gothic Psalter of Saint Louis
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In this image, the Virgin Mary’s throne is closest in style to which of the following?
1. Classical architecture
2. Romanesque architecture
3. Gothic architecture
4. Renaissance architecture
3

Compared to Cimabue’s Madonna Enthroned, Giotto’s is:
1. More naturalistic
2. More abstract
3. Less three-dimensional
1

Which of the following authors makes reference to Giotto and Cimabue?
1. Lucian
2. Pope Gregory the Great
3. Bernard of Clairvaux
4. Dante Alighieri
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The word “Scrovegni” refers to:
1. The subject matter of this work
2. The person who commissioned this work
2. The location of this work
4. The style of this work
2

The person who commissioned these frescos was a:
1. Priest
2. Monk
3. Painter4. Banker
4

What is Enrico Scrovegni shown doing where he appears in this fresco?
1. ascending into heaven
2. donating a building to unidentified holy figures
3. suffering in hell with the usurers
4. suffering in hell with the lustful
2

The story of the “Last Judgment” is told in which book of the Bible?
1. Genesis
2. Exodus
3. The Gospel of Luke
4. The Book of Revelation
4

In representations of the Last Judgment, the damned are placed: A. On Christ’s left B. On Christ’s right C. Above Christ D. There was no fixed convention for their placement
A

In what way does Giotto’s Last Judgment contradict Jesus’s words in the Bible?
1. Giotto shows Angels without wings
2. Giotto shows demons tormenting the lustful
3. Giotto shows poor people entering heaven last, after the wealthy
4. Giotto depicts priest and members of religious orders being tormented in hell
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