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Chapter_16_test - Chapter 16 EARLY MEDIEVAL EUROPE MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 Historians once referred to the Middle Ages roughly 400-1400 as the a reign of

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Chapter 16 EARLY MEDIEVAL EUROPE MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Historians once referred to the Middle Ages roughly 400-1400 as the ______________. a. reign of Barbarian Terror b. Dark Ages c. rise of the Papacy d. Age of Enlightenment Answer: b 2. Scholars thought of the long interval from classical antiquity to the beginning of the modern European world as ________________________. a. rough and uncivilized b. polished and sophisticated c. rigid and dogmatic d. formal and polite Answer: a 3. Which group of barbarian invaders became firmly established in regions known today as France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and parts of Germany? a. Visigoths b. Huns c. Lombards d. Franks Answer: d 4. The Ostrogoth, Theodoric, established his kingdom in ___________. a. Italy b. Germany c. Yugoslavia d. Italy Answer: d 5. What area of Western Europe was never colonized by Rome? a. England b. France c. Ireland d. Spain Answer: c 171
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6. Elaborately decorated Merovingian fibulae have been excavated from graves. Based on this it can be said these small objects are __________________. a. emblems of prestige b. simple jewelry c. strictly utilitarian d. holy objects Answer: a 7. Two silver spoons, “Saulos” and “Paulos,” Paul’s names before and after baptism, were discovered as part of the Sutton Hoo burial. What might be alluded from these spoons? a. They were part of the ritual burial ceremony. b. The owner ‘s conversion to Christianity. c. The owner’s need for utilitarian objects. d. They were left as gifts. Answer: b 8. The Sutton Hoo purse has two groupings each of a man standing between two lions. This can also be found in what earlier culture? a. Sumer b. Classical Greece c. Etruscans d. Late Roman Empire Answer: a 9. Early 11 th Century England was briefly part of what empire? a. Merovingian b. Carolingian c. Danish d. Celtic Answer: c 10. In the later Middle Ages religious books were created for the private devotions of the laity. They were based on readers used by the monks. These books contained prayers to be read at specific times during the day, they were popularly known as _________________. a. Books of Devotions b. Books of Sacramentaries c. Books of Hours d. Books of Benedictionals Answer: c 11. The symbol of Matthew from the Book of Durrow shows frontal head, profile feet, and a cloak and frame that resemble contemporaneous cloisonné metalwork. Which of the following statements explains this work? a. wedding the abstraction of Late Roman adornment and Early Christian pictorial 172
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imagery b. wedding the abstraction of Early Medieval adornment and Early Christian pictorial imagery c. wedding the abstraction of Early Christian adornment and Late Roman pictorial imagery d. wedding the abstraction of Byzantine adornment and Early Christian pictorial imagery Answer: b 12. It has been said that the author-portrait of St, Matthew from the Lindisfarne Gospels shows classical influences. What supports this statement? a.
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Chapter_16_test - Chapter 16 EARLY MEDIEVAL EUROPE MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 Historians once referred to the Middle Ages roughly 400-1400 as the a reign of

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