In the Dura painting, Samuel Anointing David, David is depicted with an Imperial attribute indicating his royalty. Which of the following is that attribute?
The Roman State persecuted the Christians. Which of the following would account for this persecution?
Christians refused to pay homage to the State's gods
What is the earliest datable period for Christian art?
3rd century CE
After Christianity received acceptance within the Roman Empire, churches were constructed above the catacombs. Which of the following provides the most explanation for such churches to be constructed at these sites?
The pious worshiped openly at the graves of the earliest Christian martyrs
How did one recognize a Christian sarcophagus?
It was decorated with significant Christian subject matter
In the sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, a pagan who converted to Christianity, the sculptors illustrated scenes from the life of Christ. Which of the following represents the allusion to the Crucifixion?
Christ before Pilate
The Christ as Good Shepherd from the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia at Ravenna is said to be deeply rooted in the classical tradition. Which of the following would support that belief?
It is full of Greco-Roman illusionistic devices
Which of the following attributes was used to depict Christ after Christianity was officially recognized by Roman authorities?
Which of the following is represented on the sarcophagus of Santa Maria Antiqua?
What was the entrance porch of Old St. Peter's in Rome called?
Which of the following would be considered the predecessor for the Mausoleum of Costanza?
Which of the following is a basilica?
Old St. Peter's
Which of the following themes represents the interior decorative program of Santa Costanza?
Grape harvest and wine production
The Rossano Gospels is the earliest illuminated manuscript that contains illustrations of which of the following?
The representation of Nahor seen in the scene of Rebecca and Eliezer at the well from the Vienna Genesis uses which of the following conventions?
Roman pictorial convention
Which of the following is uniquely Greek in style and was imported to Rome in the first century BCE?
tholos style temples
Roman temple design during the Republican period reflected the colossal design of the Greek Hellenistic style. This can be seen in which of the following temples?
Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia, Palestrina
Freed slaves often ordered portrait reliefs for their tombs. Which of the following is the best reason for this?
commemorate their status as Roman citizens
Which of the following structural materials allowed the architect of the Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia to raise such a grand and eloquent expression of Roman power?
The Republican portraits are usually of older men. Which of the following explains the life-like veritism of these portraits?
the tradition of the treasured household imagines
Which of the following would be located in a forum and would house the law court for the city?
The Pantheon was one of the most influential designs in the history of architecture. It brought new meaning to the concept of "architectural space." Which of the following descriptions characterize this influential work?
the design is based on the intersection of two circles
Which of the following best describes and distinguishes the "First Style" of Roman painting?
Which of the following best describes and distinguishes the "Fourth Style" of Roman painting?
Pompeian wall paintings of the Second Style are characterized by which of the following?
the wall seemingly opening up into an illusionistic landscape
Where would an oculus be found?
at the center of a dome
The Emperor Trajan commissioned which of the following?
the column depicting his victories
Coffering was a useful architectural device in that it performed what function?
helped lighten the weight of a dome or arch
Christianity was recognized as the official religion of Rome in the early fourth century CE by which of the following?
Which famous Roman building included all of the following features: barrel vaults, groin vaults, and a central dome over an eight-sided room?
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