Exam 2 Key Terms

Exam 2 Key Terms - Exam 2 Key Terms: Basilica - Building...

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Exam 2 Key Terms: Basilica - Building type designed originally as Roman law court, then adopted by Christians for church buildings Clerestory windows - windows in upper walls of basilica that allow for a light, airy environment Mosaic - A decorative work composed of pieces of colored material set in plaster or cement Hieratic style - Style of depicting sacred persons or offices in which the human body is elongated instead of naturalistic Orthodoxy - The practice of adhering to the accepted, traditional, and established religious faith (Eastern Orthodox Church) Triptych - A work of art that has a center panel flanked by two side panels that close Apse - A large niche projecting from and expanding the interior space of a building Iconoclast = “icon-destroyer,” those who demanded the removal of icons, even using physical force to tear them down Iconophiles = “icon-lovers,” those who believe in the importance of icons in Eastern Orthodox worship Carolingian Renaissance - Period beginning with Charlemagne’s reign that saw the
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