What, and who ushered in the Byzantine age?
What is meant by the following statement? Generally, Byzantine art differs from previous Roman works
of art because it is interested in depicting that which cannot be seen.
The Byzantine is usually divided into three periods, Early MIddle, and Late. What are the dates for each?
What works of art and architecture are typical of the Early Byzantine?
What was the purpose of icons?
What was the iconoclasm?
Who did Justinian hire to build the Hagia Sophia?
Why is the Hagia Sophia called an engineering marvel, and what are pendentives?
What makes the dome appear to be suspended from heaven?
What is the importance of light in Byzantine architecture?
What are the dates for the Middle Byzantine Period?
Why is the Theotokos mosaic in the Hagia Sophia apse typical of the Middle Byzantine period?
What architectural changes occur in the Middle Byzantine?
How would you describe Byzantine mosaics?
What shape is San Vitale?
How does the interior differ from the exterior?
What are some of the subjects of the San Vitale apse mosaics?
What is the purpose of the Justinian mosaic in San Vitale?
Why do figures appear to float in the mosaics?
What are the dates of the Late Byzantine?
Why is purple ink appropriate for Chapter Nine?