quiz 11-13 hum 101

It is evident that the Sutton Hoo burial ceremony was not Christian, because it included cremation.
What advantages did feudalism offer the fiefs? Use of land and protection
Which literary work describes a scene similar to the Sutton Hoo discovery? Beowulf
The monsters in Beowulf seem to be metaphors for fate and the destructive forces of nature
Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne the first Holy Roman Emperor for Christianizing the people of his vast empire.
Charlemagne insisted upon a Christian education for his people primarily to enable them to read aloud and sing in church.
What architectural feature especially distinguishes a Romanesque church? barrel vaults
The Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy was a popular pilgrimage destination, because it contained the relics of a martyred child who refused to worship pagan gods.
Romanesque churches’ portals were of special importance, because they defined the boundary between secular and sacred space.
Why was courtly love poetry written in the common language of everyday life instead of Latin? A greater number of people would be able to enjoy it.
Who designed the Abbey of Saint-Denis’s renovation and thus began the Gothic style? Abbot Suger
A large number of French cathedrals were called Notre Dame (“Our Lady”), because they were dedicated to the Virgin Mary, who was regarded as the “Queen of Heaven.”
What survived Chartres Cathedral’s devastating fire of 1194? Mary’s tunic and a window portraying her
The Tree of Jesse is a common stained-glass motif, because it establishes Mary’s royal lineage from King David.
Gothic cathedrals included flying buttresses to help spread the weight of the vaults.
Where was the first university founded? Bologna, Italy
The popular poem Roman de la Rose is based upon the relationship between Peter Abelard and Héloïse
While on a crusade in Constantinople, what relic did Louis IX purchase to display at Sainte- Chapelle? Christ’s crown of thorns
Giovanni Pisano sculpted his Mary, Sister of Moses leaning forward to allow viewers below to see her face.
Select the statement that is INCORRECT about private family patronage in Italy: Private families tended to favor stained glass over fresco to decorate their chapels.
Both Siena and Florence are located in the region of Tuscany.
Before 1355, the most powerful guild in Siena was that of the merchants
Florence’s wealth based largely on textile production
Who in Florence was eligible to serve in the government? only guild members
How does Duccio di Buoninsegna’s Maestá break from Byzantine portrayals of Mary and the Christ Child? Mary’s body has substance, and the Christ Child resembles an actual baby.
For what purpose did the Scrovegni family build and then hire Giotto to decorate the Arena Chapel in Padua? To atone for their flagrant usury
Giotto’s Arena Chapel frescoes include the first instance since antiquity of the depiction of people from behind.
In the Inferno, Dante places Judas, Brutus, and Cassius in the lowest level of his hell, because they were traitors.
In the Decameron, Boccaccio introduces into Western literature the literary convention of social realism.
Chaucer wrote his Canterbury Tales in Middle English.

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