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Chapter_11_test_w_a - Chapter 11 LATE ANTIQUITY MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 In the Dura painting Samuel Anointing David David is depicted with an Imperial

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Chapter 11 LATE ANTIQUITY MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. In the Dura painting, Samuel Anointing David , David is depicted with an Imperial attribute indicating his royalty. Which of the following is that attribute? a. purple toga b. laurel-leaf crown c. cuirass of Augustus d. armor of Hadrian Answer: a 2. Why is the Christian community house in Dura-Europas only a small house? a. No churches were constructed in Dura-Europas b. No large dwellings were constructed in Dura-Europas c. Christians did not enjoy the patronage of the Roman state d. No shrines or holy structures were allowed in Dura-Europas Answer: c 3. The Roman State persecuted the Christians. Which of the following would account for this persecution? a. Christians refused to pay homage to the State’s gods b. Christians fomented revolt against the Roman state c. Romans knew the Christians would be their downfall d. Romans didn’t approve of anything originating in Judea Answer: a 4. What is the earliest datable period for Christian art? a. 5 th century CE b. 1 st century CE c. 3 rd century CE d. 6 th century CE Answer: c 5. After Christianity received acceptance within the Roman Empire, churches were constructed above the catacombs. Which of the following provides the most explanation for such churches to be constructed at these sites? a. The pious worshiped openly at the graves of the earliest Christian martyrs b. These were the only sites available for church construction c. All churches had to be constructed outside the city’s walls d. The catacombs were the holiest sites Answer: a 95
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6. A man, a woman, and at least one child can be seen in the praying position found in the lunette of the Catacomb of Sts. Peter and Marcellinus. Which of the following presents the best explanation for the placement of these people in the lunette? a. They represent the Christian family seeking their heavenly reward. b. They represent the ideal Christian family. c. They represent the Christian family who own that section of the catacomb. d. They represent nothing specific, just figures to fill the space. Answer: a 7. How did one recognize a Christian sarcophagus? a. The name of the owner was always carved on the center panel b. Only Christians were buried in sarcophagi c. It was decorated with significant Christian subject matter d. The Crucifixion was always included as part of the subject matter Answer: c 8. In 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 Sts. Peter and Paul d. Christ enthroned Answer: b 9. The Diptych of the Nicomachi and the Symmachi is significant to the art tradition of fourth century Rome. Which of the following supports that statement?
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Chapter_11_test_w_a - Chapter 11 LATE ANTIQUITY MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 In the Dura painting Samuel Anointing David David is depicted with an Imperial

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