Slavic prince who accepted Christianity as the official religion
Grand Prince Vladimir
Year that Grand Prince Vladimir accepted Christianity
Roman emperor who persecuted Christians
Roman emperor who declared Chrisianity as official religion
Who was his mother?
Document that proclaimed Christianity as official religion and when
Edict of Milan
Basic plan of the Orthodox Church
Cross Inscribed Plan
City founded by the Roman Emperor that accepted Christianity
Main central city of early medieval Eastern Slavs
Event that brought the end of the middle Byzantine Period
sacking of Constantinople by Crusaders
What do we see at the very top of the dome?
What miracle do we see pportrayed on the east piers?
Name of the two people who are in the Annunciation
Gabriel and Mary Theotokos
Give name of four figres at the top of the piers
Who were they?
Mark, Matthew, Luke, John
write of the life of Christ
Name of structural space that contains the altar
Name of Prince who built the largest Cathedral in Kiev
What figures do we see beneat the uppermost image?
Name the archangels
Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel
In the traditional scheme of the icon scheme, what is the fifth uppermost row?
Name two males from the book of Genesis
Abraham and Isaac
What is the name of the portal that is at the center of the icon screen?
What is the word for "in prayer"?
What prince built the Church on the river Nerl?
To what with whom was the Church dedicated to?
Intercession of Mary
Who was the half brother of the ruler that built the church on the river Nerl?
Prince Vsevolod III
Four main points about the Mongol invasion of Russia.
1. Mongols taught the Russians about centralized authority
2. Mongols were happy to coexist with the Russian Church
3. Mongols weren't interested in colonizing, they only wanted tax money
4. Mongols delegated tax collecting to favorite Russian prince - prince of Moscow
What are the steps in painting an icon?
1. preparing the boards
2. with chisel work, depress the main area of the icon
3. apply geeso in depressed area
4. apprentice or master outline main pattern with stylus
5. apply paint - build up in color from dark to light
6. master does the face
7. fix it with linseed oil
In the making of some icons, there is a technique known as assiste - what is the material and what is done with the material?
you use a wolf's fang to rub on the gold leaf on desired areas
Name an example of the tenderness icon.
Vladimir Mother of God
Name of the conquerer against whom the Vladimir Mother of God icon was used against.
Name of prince who stole the Vladimir Mother of God icon from Kiev.
Name of type of paint used in medieval Russian icon and frescoes and what is the binder of the paint.
egg is the binder
Main cathedral of the Russian land.
What is the great icon that is preserved in preserved in this cathedral?
Dormition Cathedral (in Moscow Kremlin)
Vladimir Mother of God
Name of Italian architect that built the Dormition Cathdral in the Moscow Kremlin.
Name of the cathedral that served as the royal church, is the church of rulers, the the burial place for the princes.
Archangel Michael Cathedral
Who was the Grand prince that built both the Archangel Michael Cathedral and the Dormition Cathedral in the Moscow Kremlin?
Ivan the Great (III)
What even occured in 1453?
Fall of Constantinople (taken by the Ottomans)
Who was the Grand Prince that completed the Bell Tower of Ivan the Great?
The first of the tower votice churches to celebrate the birth of his son, what is the name of the church?
Church of the Ascension
What is the proper name of St. Basil's?
Church of the Intercession on the Moat
St. Basil's was built to celebrate the fall of what city?
What was the name of the ruler that built this church?
Ivan the Terrible (IV)