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CH 202


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Which of the following is NOT included in the region known as Flanders and formerly controlled by the dukes of Burgundy?
modern Poland
Which of the following did Desiderius Erasmus prefer for its richness of daily life, comparing its population to the people of Golden Age Athens?
The fleet from which European city dispatched 45 merchant galleys annually to Bruges and other nearby northern ports carrying over 250 tons of cargo to exchange for highly prized Flemish textiles?
Which of the following is NOT among the cities whose artisans earned a reputation for producing tapestries of excellent quality during the 15 century?
For whom did the Limbourg brothers complete the Tres Riches Heures?
Jean, the Duke of Berry
Which of the following is one of the earliest known depictions of a scene from a medieval religion drama?
The Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia
Who served as court artist to King Charles VII of France and illuminated a Book of Hours that included The Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia?
Jean Fouquet
Whom do many scholars consider the Master of Flemalle and, therefore, the creator of the Merode Altarpiece?`
Robert Campin
Which of the following is a triptych?
The Merode Altarpiece
Which of the following scenes is depicted in the central panel of the Merode Altarpiece?
The Annunciation
Among the following, who is associated with the Ghent Altarpiece?
Jan van Eyck
In The Annunciation panel of Ghent Altarpiece, who is depicted with a bouquet of lilies in his hands?
Who became official painter to the city of Brussels in 1435?
Rogier van der Weyden
Who created the Garden of Earthly Delights?
Hieronymus Bosch
In which country did Morris dancing most likely originate?
Who created the Isenheim Altarpiece
Matthias Grunewald
Who created The Large Turf, a watercolor depicting the minutest details of nature?
Albrecht Durer
Which of the following is NOT specifically mentioned by the author as one of the ways in which Martin Luther permanently transformed the nature of learning?
by introducing stained-glass window to Germany
Which of the following doctrines did Martin Luther support, in direct conflict with the established Church of Rome.
salvation by faith rather than by works
Which of the following is among the hymns that Martin Luther composed?
A Mighty Fotress is our God
Which of the following is NOT among the three "counsels" that the catholic church demanded must be practiced by anyone who wanted to have a religious vocation?
Who joined with the rebels and Frankenhausen in 1525 and led the peasants against the princes in an early skirmish associated with the Peasant War?
Thomas Muntzer
Who proposed the concept of the Elect and the Damned in Institutes of the Christian Religion?
John Calvin
IN which city did the term "Puritans" originate and become attached to a large group of refugees?
Into which language did William Tyndale translate the Bible?
Who wrote Gargantua and Pantagruel?
Michael Wolgemut
Who invented a new style of writing known as the "personal essay"
Michel de Montaigne
Who wrote The Nuremberg Chronicles, which included more than 1,800 illustrations?
Hartmann Schedel
Who was considered the greatest printmaker of the day, a master at both woodcut and engraving?
Albrecht Durer
Which of the following depended on a sharp tool known as a "gouge"?
a woodcut
Which of the following is the sharp tool used to incise lines into the metal plate that is essential to the intaglio process?
a burin
Who "cleansed" the churches of Zurich of imagery and went so far as to nail closed the church organs?
Ulrich Zwigli
Pieter Breugel the Elder created The Triumph of Death "in the manner of" another artist of previous generation. Who is this artist?
Hieronymous Bosch
Which of the following includes the Holy Family giving alms to some beggars?
The Meat Stall
Which of the following is the birthplace of Christopher Columbus?
Which of the following terms refers to the language spoken by the people whom Christopher Columbus first encountered in the New World?
Who led the Spanish expedition that conquered the Aztec empire of Mexico in the first quarter of the 16th century?
Hernan Cortes
Who is the author of History of the Indies of New Spain, which recounts Aztec history from its creation story through the Spanish conquest?
Diego de Duran
Which of the following is the Aztec language in which the author of History of the Indies of New Spain was fluent?
Which of the following is the Aztec king whom the Spanish defeated through an act of deception?
Who led the Spanish expedition that conquered the Inca Empire in Peru in 1533 with an army of only 180 men?
Francisco Pizarro
Which of the following is the Inca emperor whom the Spanish captured and executed after accepting an extensive ransom?
In which of the following nations was the large silver mine in the America located, producing more than 7 million pesos annually during the late 16th and early 17th centuries?
Who served as choirmaster at the Capella Giulia in the Vatican and composed the Mass for Pope Marcellus?
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Who created Jupiter and Io as part of the set of paintings commissioned by Federico Gonzaga of Mantua?
Under what disguise does Jupiter appear to Io in the painting commissioned by Federico Gonzaga of Mantua?
a cloud
Who created The Rape of Europa as a result of a commission from Philip II of Spain?
Under what disguise does Jupiter appear to Europa in the painting Philip II of Spain?
a bull
Under who patronage was the Accademia del Disegno founded in Florence in 1562?
Cosimo de Medici
Who wrote Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Architects, and Sculptors?
Giorgio Vasari
Who carved a triple figura serpentimata which became known as Rape of the Sabine Woman?
Giovanni Bologna
Which of the following disciplines was NOT among those that women could pursue at the University of Bologna?
Who wrote The Way to Perfection, which describes the ascent of the soul to union with the Holy Spirit?
Teresa of Avila
Who painted the Resurrection, which includes distinct Mannerist qualities and is decorous to the extent that draperies carefully conceal all inappropriate nudity?
El Greco
Which of the following is NOT among those characteristics mentions as one of the "innovative" qualities of Don Quixote?
including realistic representations of historical sites
Which of the following was the first of the Stuart monarchs to sit on the English throne?
James I
Who is the author of In Praise of Folly?
Desiderius Erasmus
Who is the author of Utopia?
Thomas Moore
Which of the following is NOT listed by the author as one of the specific virtues among those most esteemed by all in Utopia?
Which of the following became Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII in 1529?
Thomas Moore
Who sought to impress Pope Leo X by writing A Defense of the Seven Sacraments against Martin Luther?
Henry VIII
Which of the following titles did Pope Leo X confer upon Henry VIII as a sign of gratitude for A Defense of the Seven Sacraments against Martin Luther?
Defender of the Faith
Which of the following served as the royal court astronomer to Henry VIII?
Nicolaus Kratzer
Who is the author of the allegorical epic The Faerie Queen?
Edmund Spencer
Which of the following terms refers to the 14-line poem that became popular during the Elizabethan age, including a sequence of 154 written by William Shakespeare?
Who wrote the sonnet sequence Astrophel and Stella?
Philip Sidney
Who served as Archbishop of Canterbury and led the project to translate the Latin liturgy into English?
Thomas Cranmer
During the time that Richard Burbage operated a London theater, what was the standard base price of admission for all London theaters?
one penny
Who wrote the play The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus?
Christopher Marlowe
Who is considered a "revenge play"?
Which of the following is a complex polyphonic unaccompanied song based on a secular text--a music form favored by Queen Elizabeth I and extremely popular during her reign?
Which of the following is a non-scriptural drama based upon the legend of a saint or of a miracle performed by a saint or sacred object?
miracle play
Which of the following popes inaugurated the renewal of Rome--a program that included creating straight avenues that linked the major pilgrimage churches to one another and constructing a piazza in front of each church?
Pope Sixtus V
In which of the following cities did Bernini complete the sculptural program for the Cornaro Chapel in the Church of Santa maria della Vittoria?
Which of the following popes commissioned Bernini to design the Four Rivers Fountain in the Piazza Navona?
Pope Innocent X
Who designed the Church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane?
Francesco Borromini
Who painted The Calling of Saint Matthew for the Contarelli Chapel in the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome?
Michelangelo Merisi
Who painted Virgin and Child, which portrays Mary as a young Italian mother, wearing a turban of the kind favored by Bolognese peasant women?
Elisabetta Sirani
Who painted five separate versions of the biblical story of Judith and Holofernes and was admitted to the Florentine Academy of Design?
Artemisia Gentileschi
As the author of Spiritual Exercises, who called on Jesuits to develop all of their senses?
Ignatius of Loyola
In the 17th century, which of the following cities became the center of musical innovation and practice in Europe?
Who is considered the first composer to specify dynamics by indicating pinao for "soft" and forte for "loud"?
Giovanni Gabrieli
So popular was Venice as a source of music that composers from across Europe came to Venice to study. As a result, which of the following languages became the international language of music?
Which of the characteristics in Orfeo dies of a snake bike?
An orchestra of 3 dozen instruments was necessary to perform Orfeo. Which of the following instruments is NOT among those specifically mentioned as essential to performing Orfeo?
Which of the following consists of a suite of dances?
sonata da camera
With which of the following musical forms is Antonio Vivaldi most closely associated?
the concerto
Which of the following works did Antonio Vivaldi compose?
The Four Seasons
When Philip II left the Netherlands permanently to return to Spain, whom did he leave in command of the northern provinces?
Margaret of Parma
From which of the following languages did the Dutch derive the term "tulip"
What causes the phenomenon of "breaking" associated with the popular Semper Augustus tulips?
a virus
Who is the author of Novum Organuym Scientiarum and became the leading advocate of the empirical method of scientific investigation?
Francis Bacon
Which of the following is the author of Discourse on Method, and is considered a founder of deism and of analytic geometry?
Rene Descartes
Which of the following challenged the traditional belief that the orbits of the planets were spherical, showing that the five known planets movied around the sun in elliptical paths?
Galileo Galilei
Which of the following is NOT specifically mentioned among the list of items that Galileo observed through his improved telescope?
the rings of Uranus
Who wrote a series of insightful letters to the Royal Society of London over the course of 50 years and eventually became a member of 1680?
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
Who painted The Geographer, for which some scholars believe Leeuwenhoek served as the model?
Jan Vermeer
Which of the following is considered a "landscape" painting?
The Geographer
Which painter was particularly successful with genre scenes, including The Dancing Couple?
Jan Steen
Who painted The Proposition, which contrasts the domestic world of women with the commercial world of men?
Judith Leyster
Which painter was particularly successful with group portraits?
Frans Hals
Who was famous for his preludes and postludes to church services?
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Who composed the series of instrumental works known as the Brandenburg concertos?
Johann Sebastian Bach
Among the French during the 17th century, which of the arts was designed to convey the absolute power of the monarchy?
Who was known as the "Sun King"
Louis XIV
Who served as chief painter to Louis XIV and directed the team of artists who decorated the interior of the Palace of Versailles?
Charles Le Brun
Who was the landscape architect in charge of the grounds at the Palace of Versailles?
Andre Le Notre
Which of the following in NOT among the national academies specifically mentioned as created during the reign of Louis XIV?
Who pained The Arrival and Reception of Marie de Medici at Marseilles?
Peter Paul Rubens
What type of competition was involved in the wager through Louis XIV gained Nicolas Poussin paintings in the collects of Armand-Jean de Plessis, due to Richelieu?
a tennis match
Who painted Arcadian Shepherds?
Nicolas Poussin
Who served as the head of the Royal Academy of Music and created a new operatic genre known as tragedie en musique
Jean-Baptiste Lully
Which of the following refers to a very lively dance, fast in tempo, and usually employing a 6/8 meter?
Which of the following refers to a slow and stately dance, with accent on the second beat, in triple meter?
Which of the following refers to an elegant triple-time dance of moderate tempo-a dance form that quickly became the most popular of the age/
Who is the author of Tartuffe and was in disfavor with many in the French court because he permitted few people escaped his ridicule?
Who is the author of Phedre and the fist French playwright to live entirely on earnings from his plays?
Jean Racine
Which English monarch lost the throne during the Glorious Revolution on 1688?
James II
Who is the author of The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America, which was the fist volume of poetry written by an English colonist?
Anne Bradstreet
Who produced approximately 120 plays, often including complex and entangled plots that incorporated the theme of pundonor?
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Who created comidia nueva, which provided fast-paced, romantic treatments taking as their themes national history or everyday Spanish life?
Lope Felix de Vega

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