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Early Medieval Art 1
Terms in this set (20)
What is the arcade in Ottonian architecture?
A series of arches supported by columns.
Who commissioned the Gero crucifix?
the archbishop of Cologne
Which of these areas did the Vikings plunder?
both A and B (England and Ireland)
Which of these countries did the Vikings invade during the Middle Ages?
The Gero crucifix, shown above, was made from which of these materials?
paint and gilded oak
What is horizontal log construction?
a method of construction used in Scandinavia during the Middle Ages
What are runes?
characters in several alphabets used by ancient Germanic people
What is wattle and daub?
A construction technique using woven lattice of wood strips made from wet sand, soil, clay, animal dung, and straw.
What is a clerestory?
A clear glass window that is located near the roof of the church in Ottonian architecture.
The Vikings were seamen from which of the following countries?
Norway, Denmark, and Sweden (All of the Above)
What were the "gripping beasts?"
the carve intertwined animals on the bow and stern
Which of the following is an example of timber architecture?
widdle and daub
The Stave Church in Borgund, Norway is an example of _________________.
What was the Oseberg ship used for?
a graveship for women of high rank
Which of the following were the Vikings known for?
both (the only fighters across Europe to use an axe in battle;
the only fighters across Europe to take prisoners)
Which of these churches, pictured above, is an example of Ottonian architecture?
the church of Saint Cyriakus
Which of the following is a traditional type of Scandinavian architecture?
horizontal and vertical log construction
What decorative features were used on the prow of the Oseberg ship?
a dragon head
Which of the following is an example of Ottonian architecture?
all the above (clerestory, gallery, and arcade)
What did traditional Viking swords look like?
They were made of steel and had carved animal heads.
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