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Art History 101 Final – Multiple Choice – Ch. 8 & 9

Which of the following attributes of Christ did Christians adapt from Roman imperial iconography? a. halob. purple robec. sheepd. bearded face of a mature adult (example?) b. purple robe
Which of the following is a basilica? a. Santa Costanza b. Old St. Peter’s c. Sts. Peter and Marcellinus d. San Vitale b. Old St. Peter’s
Which feature identifies St. Mark’s as a Byzantine building? a. dome on a centralized building b. elaborate narthex c. insertion of a triple apse d. none of the above a. dome on a centralized building
The medium of The Harbaville Triptych is: a. carved ivory b. fresco secco c. marble d. mosaic a. carved ivory
The dome of the Hagia Sophia is supported by ____. a. squinches b. pendentives c. vaults d. beams b. pendentives
The medium used for the icon of the Virgin (Theotokos) and Child between Saints Theodore and George is which of the following? a. Encaustic b. Oil on panel c. Mosaic d. Fresco a. Encaustic
____ remained the Byzantine foothold in Italy for two centuries. a. Naples b. Florence c. Venice d. Ravenna d. Ravenna
The monastic movement began in ____ in the third century. a. Egypt b. Syria c. Rome d. Constantinople a. Egypt
Which of the following reasons likely persuaded Emperor Leo III to initiate iconoclasm? a. The loss of almost two-thirds of Byzantine territory b. To prepare for a visit from the Latin pope c. The creation of images was too expensive d. To commemorate his conversion to Islam c. The creation of images was too expensive
Whose relics were obtained from Egypt for Venice? a. Saint Matthew b. Saint Mark c. Saint Luke d. Saint John b. Saint Mark
Which event in Byzantine history accounts for the loss of art? a. The Ottoman Turks invasion of Constantinople b. The Second Crusade c. The Iconoclasm d. The Seljuk Turks capture of Anatolia c. The Iconoclasm
Which Byzantine emperor was responsible for St. Catherine’s monastery in Sinai?a. Justinian Ib. Basilc. Theodosius d. Constantine a. Justinian I
What is the earliest datable period for Christian art? a. Fifth century CE b. First century CE c. Mid-third century CE d. Sixth century CE c. Mid-third century CE
3n the sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, a pagan who converted to Christianity, the sculptors illustrated scenes from the life of Christ. Which of the following represents the allusion to the crucifixion? a. Entry into Jerusalem b. Christ before Pilate c. Christ between Saints Peter and Paul d. Christ enthroned b. Christ before Pilate
What was the entrance porch of Old Saint Peter’s in Rome called? a. Atrium b. Narthex c. Nave d. Bema b. Narthex
Christians honored ____ as a prefiguration of Christ, making him a popular subject in early Christian art. a. Moses b. Jonah c. King David d. the prophet Jeremiah b. Jonah
The invention that greatly aided in the distribution of manuscripts during the Early Roman Empire was the ____. a. Column of Trajan b. codex c. triumphal arch d. diptych b. codex
What was the significance of the site of Old St. Peter’s? a. it was centrally located in Romeb. it was the site of early Christian martyrdomc. it was the location of Peter’s martyrdom d. it was where the relics of St. Peter were buried c. it was the location of Peter’s martyrdom

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