Art History: Early Medieval Art II [Quiz]
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How did the Viking invasion affect the monasteries?
In 806, the monks from Iona fled to Kells for safety.
What is an illuminated manuscript?
Text that is supplemented with decorated initials with miniature illustrations.
Where did some of the paints and materials come from to create the Book of Kells?
What is another name used for the Utrecht Psalter?
Old Testament Book of Psalms.
What role did the monks and nuns play in the arts?
The monks and nuns would find artists and bring them to the monasteries to use their talents.
Which of the following jobs did the monks and nuns have during medieval times?
Kells was located on the mainland of ___________.
Who worked on the illuminated manuscripts?
Four scribes and three major illuminators or None of these.
How were the Ottonian manuscripts more advanced than the Carolingian manuscripts?
They showed tremendous intellect.
How were the Gospels of Charlemagne different from the Ottonian manuscripts?
The figures are full-bodied and wear white robes.
What feature do both the Utrecht Psalter and the Ebbo Gospel possess?
Ink drawings with linear energy or None of these.
Which of the following is the most famous of the Carolingian manuscripts?
The Utrecht Psalter.
Which of the following characteristics is unique to Ottonian manuscripts?
Gesture and gaze conveyed the meaning.