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Early Medieval Art in Europe Study Guide Stokstad Chapter 14, pgs 441-469 Gardner Chapter 11, pgs344-377 Vocabulary Ambulatory Basilica-plan Blind arcades Bosses Caroline Miniscule Choir Clerestory Colophon Crossing Crypt Gallery Gadrooning Gold leaf Horseshoe arch Illumination Impost blocks Mandorla Martyrium Mausoleum Narthex Parchment Picture stones Repousse Refectory Reliquary Ribbon interlace Rune stones Transept Triumphal arch Scriptorium Vellum Westwork Historical Evidence 1. What does the term “Middle Ages” refer to? 2. What circumstances led to the new political, social, and cultural forms? 3. What role did the church have in society?
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4. What was the focus of patronage? Interpretation and Meaning 1. The designs of Scandinavian artists are characterized by what features? 2. What contents were discovered on the Oseberg Burial Ship? 3. What do the Greek letter chi rho iota (XPI or chri) signify?
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Unformatted text preview: Style 1. Describe the rich blend of motifs in the Hiberno Saxon style as evidenced in the cloisonné purse cover from the Sutton Hoo burial. Materials and Techniques 1. Explain the overall layout of a Gospel Book as it was designed in the Medieval scriptorium. Compare and Discuss 1. Compare the decorations of the “Lion” page in the Book of John, Gospel Book of Durrow with the “Chi Rho and Iota page” in the Book of Matthew, Book of Kells . 2. Explain how the Palace Chapel, Aachen relates to the Church of San Vitale, Ravenna by comparing the two architectural monuments. 3. Ottonian manuscripts are noted for their intellectual and artistic qualities. Explain the type of iconography popular at that time as evident in the Liuthar Gospel and the Gospel of Otto III....
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  • Middle Ages, Insular art, Illuminated manuscript, Sutton Hoo, Mandorla Martyrium Mausoleum Narthex Parchment Picture stones Repousse Refectory Reliquary Ribbon interlace Rune stones Transept Triumphal arch Scriptorium Vellum Westwork Historical Evidence

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