What religious theme unites the mosaics in the Church of San Vitale ?
A) the martyrdom of St. Vitalis
B) the marriage sacrament of Justinian and Theodora
C) Christ's role as King of Heaven
D) the celebration of the Eucharist
Near the end of the first century,what replaced the scroll as the primary form of recording texts?
What pictorial element indicates an otherworldly space in Empress Theodora and her Attendants in the Church of St.Vitale ?
A) the emphasis on illusionistic space
B) three-dimensional modeling of the figures
C) the silhouetting of the figures against a gold background
D) the open doorway to the women's gallery
Before the iconoclasm of the eighth century,icons were accepted as
A) illustrations of key biblical events.
B) intermediaries between worshipers and holy figures.
C) didactic images that reinforced Christian moral values.
D) images to be worshiped in churches and private settings.