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When was the fall of the Western Empire?

476

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When was Iconoclam & the Middle Byzantine?

726

33

When was Christianity divided into two Parts? AKA The Schism

1054

34

When did the West occupy Constantinope?

1204

35

When was Constantinople Captured?

1453

36

This year was the end of Byzantine art?

1453

37

The late Byzantine empire fell to who?

The Ottoman Turks

38

Who was Justinians Wife?

Theodora

39

What 3 roles do the men in the Mosaics in San Vitale represent?

-Church -Military -Emperor

40

What does Purple Symbolize?

Byzantine Royalty

41

What does not from human hands mean?

Acheriropoieta

42

Who built the first Temple?

Solomon

43

Where is the Ark of the Covenant?

Under the Dome of the Rock

44

Which Edit made Christianity the offical Religion?

380 Edit of Thessalonica

45

Hagia Sophia means?

Holy Wisdom

46

Which two buildings did Justinian Comission?

-Hagia Sophia -San Vitale

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Menorah's and the Ark of the Covenant

 

-Object in the Middle is the Ark of the Covenant

-Found in Catacombs

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Mosaic Floor of the Beth Alpha Synagogue

-Rounded structure at the top is the apse.

-The Torah would go in the apse

 

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Golden Haggadah

-Pigments of Gold Leaf on Vellam

-Depicts Parting of the Red Sea

-Made for Passover

-Audience was a wealthy family in Spain.

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Catacomb of Priscilla

-Rome, Italy

-Entrance to Catacomb

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Church of Hagia Sophia

-Emperor that comissioned was Justinian I

-Made of Brick and Ceramic

-The First one was destroyed and the second one was burned

-It was first a Chruch, then a mosque, and is now a museum.

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Hinged Clasp

-Sutton Hoo

-Gold Plaques

-Inayed

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Anastasis

-Figure behind Christ is a Mandorla

(A Mandorla is an Almond shaped area for a holy person)

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Christ Pantocrator, Monastary St. Catherine

-Gift from Justinian to Monastary

-Encaustic Painint on Wood