Vocab by chapters.
PART 1: PRECURSORS OF THE RENAISSANCE.
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: patronage, who commission work of
: (1) style of ancient Greece from c.
4450-c. 400 b.c. (2) used more generally to
refer to Greek and Roman antiquity.
: referring to the European style that
immediately preceded the renaissance in
western Europe. It generally includes the mid-
12th through the 16th centuries, depending on
: naturalism= representation of
things as they appear in nature.
: a form that has height, width,
: type of balance which forms are
arranged as mirror images of each other on
either side of a central axis.
style of Late Greek antiquity,
approx 323 b.c-a.d 31
: (1) name of style prevalent in
parts of europe n mid east frm 6
– 15cen. (2)
empire with its capital at Constantinople, now
Istanbul, in modern Turkey.
: medium which the artist uses small
, to create an image,
usually on floor, wall, or ceiling.
: height + width but no depth
: frontality, facing front
having the quality of line.
: large, oblong roman building with a
used for administrative
purposes. Adapted to the structure of Early
central aisle of a church or Roman
the passageway on either side of
the nave in church or cathedral.
literally, “seat of a bishop”; main
church of a district under supervision of a
open of square of ancient
Roman Town consisting of temples, markets,
and administration buildings.
: monumentality: very big or
having the appearance of very big.
a projecting, usually curved section of a
: style in western Europe that
preceded Gothic, roughly dating frm yr 1000 to
a semicircular arch
a curved architectural feature that spans
vault made by the extension of
a round arch, which resembles half a barrel or
the inside of a tunnel, aka tunnel vault.
a Christian building, usually
round or octagonal, where baptisms are
cen style in
a characteristic manner or type of
quality of 3-d volume.
thin hammered gold applied to
paintings for decorative purposes; also the
in certain Byzantine renaissance
surface of a support prepared for