unit 6 text questions dropbox unit 6 ancient roman early christian and medieval art

Text Questions

Please complete the following questions. It is important that you use full sentences and present the questions and answers when you submit your work.

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Unit 6 Text Questions

Review Questions

  1. What are lancet arches? Describe how and why they are used.
  2. What are flying buttresses? Describe how and why they are used.
  3. What are gargoyles? What are their functions in architecture?
  4. What are barrel vaults?
  5. What is Migration Period art? What is Insular art?

Critical Thinking Questions

  1. Why is it somewhat difficult to distinguish early Christian art from other art of that time period?
  2. How did Christianity influence art?
  3. What are the characteristics of Byzantine art?
  4. What are the characteristics of Gothic art?
  5. Choose one artwork shown in the unit. Write a two-paragraph art critique of the piece.