The term “pointed arches” best describes which style?
Which word best describes the culture that gave rise to Romanesque architecture?
Historians have traditionally described how Europe fell into a period of the “Dark Ages” after which date?
Perhaps the best example of the early Gothic style of architecture is found in which city?
In medieval literature, the word “romance” is most closely associated with what?
What term is used to describe richly decorated medieval manuscripts?
The concept of the “Great Chain of Being” illustrates which important idea in late medieval culture?
Who described the cosmos as an intricately arranged hierarchy?
What did medieval pilgrims travel to a cathedral to see?
Medieval dramas that narrate the life of a local saint are called what?
Charlemagne’s brutal reign destroyed much learning and education in Europe
Gothic cathedrals were considerably darker than Romanesque cathedrals
Western culture in the Middle Ages was formed a combination of classical, Christian, and Islamic influences
Augustine wrote a spiritual autobiography called “Confessions”
Gregory the Great was the first church leader to claim Petrine authority
The term “three estates” is used to describe the three spheres of the cosmos in medieval theology.
Despite the authority of the medieval Catholic Church, there was a tremendous amount of diversity within medieval literature
The early spreading of Islam could be described as rapid and violent
Historians have recently explored the possibility that lead poisoning contributed to the collapse and fall of the Roman Empire.
The French term “Notre Dame” refers to the Virgin Mary.
Who is associated with the so-called “Christian” answer for the fall of Rome?(Ch.13)
Which 18th-century historian can be associated with the “rationalist” answer for the fall of Rome?(Ch.13)
The question of of why Rome fell is not really as complex as most people make it out to be.(Ch.13)
He wrote “The City of God”(Ch.13)
He helped to formulate principles of biblical interpretation(Ch.13)
Confronted Attila the Hun(Ch.13)
He was active in sending missionaries(Ch.13)
He translated the Bible(Ch.13)
A Romanesque cathedral would most likely be built in what year?(Ch.14)
Romanesque architecture is most closely associated with which type of structure?(Ch.14)
The towers on Romanesque cathedrals served a purely practical function, as watch towers in time of danger.(Ch.14)
What did medieval pilgrims travel to a cathedral to see?(Ch.14)
We looked closely at Alfred the Great as a key example of the character and nature of early medieval culture.(Ch.14)
What term is used to describe richly decorated medieval manuscripts?(Ch.14)
Historians have traditionally described how Europe fell into a period of the “Dark Ages” after which date?(Ch.14)
Which word best describes the culture that gave rise to Romanesque architecture?(Ch.14)
Early medieval culture emerged as a blend of the following three cultures: classical culture, Christianity, and Islam.(Ch.14)
Charlemagne’s brutal reign destroyed much learning and education in Europe and brought western culture into a new “dark ages.”(Ch.14)
Which of the following is an important illuminated manuscript?(Ch.14)
Though monasteries were important across Europe in the early medieval centuries, the Irish monks in particular were important in preserving knowledge, learning, and manuscripts.(Ch.14)
We credit Abbott Suger for developing the Gothic style of architecture.(Ch.15)
Which of the following was not cited as an example of the medieval hierarchical worldview?(Ch.15)
Gothic cathedrals were known for having darker interiors than Romanesque cathedrals.(Ch.15)
Arthurian adventure stories (Ch.15)
secular “dirty stories”(Ch.15)
the Nibelungenlied (Ch.15)
lyric poets (Ch.15)