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Flashcards in chapters 18-20 Deck (25):
1

true or false
a significant import to the west, bronze casting was an art practiced by most men in benin

false

2

true or false
the peruvian nazea people carved geometric patterns and animals on a miniature scale

false

3

india's ancient indus valley figurative art would best be described as

sensual naturalism

4

according to islamic traditions, God's first creation was the "galam" aka

a reed pen

5

true or false
akbar the mughal ruler of the indian subcontinent beleived that figural representations in art leads artists to a deeper respect for nature

false

6

japanese hand scrolls unroll from

right to left

7

unlike mosaic work, calligraphy is viewed as one of the lower act forms to islamic artists

false

8

the royal retreat center known as machu micchu was built on a ridge in the eastern andes by

the incas

9

islamic art is unlike western art because it prohibits

figurative act in a religious context

10

true or false
based on the teachings of the propher mohammed, islam shares fundamental beliefes and religious history with judaism and christianity

true

11

true or false
like the chinese, muslims believe the most respected practice for a calligrapher is translating ancient tribal texts

false

12

true or false
unlike the romans, when the muslims conquered a people, they allowed them to retain their religion and culture

false

13

true or false
according to the text, the human presence in australia dates back 60,000 years

false

14

buddhism as a religion began when

siddhartha gautama achieved enlightenment

15

in the text, a good example of indian art which is a mixture of east and west (i.e. greek, roman, and buddhist influences) can be seen in the statue

bodhisattva

16

true or false
a totem is a decorative object which serves to keep evil spirits away from a family or tribe

false

17

true or false
the olmec were the earliest known culture to inhabit the gulf coast

true

18

up until the modern period, chinese civilization was characterized by the interaction of three traditions: confucianism, buddhism, and

daoism

19

true or false
the incas are best known for their building skills using carefully shaped and fitted stones

true

20

true or false
according to the text, humanity originated in africa

true

21

porcelain plates made by the chinese in the 14th century were decorated using ____ because it was the only color which could survive the high heat of the kilns

blue

22

true or false
successful chinese poetry had little to do with the execution of the calligraphy and everything to do with the phrasing imagery

false

23

true or false
traditional chinese paintings deal wit hthe figure, not nature

false - human figures were shown in minute scale but evidence of deep reverence for nature is clear

24

_,___ clay warriors were included in the army to protect the chinese emperor of 210 bce

6,000

25

in the 6th century bce, two influential spiritual leaders who preached variations on hindu beliefs were buddhist siddhartha gautama and jainist

mahavra