West Art: Test #2
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West Art: Test #2
Medieval Period Terms
A painted or carved screen behind or above the altar.
Of, pertaining to, or capable of walking.
A semicircular or polygonal termination or recess in a building.
A sinuous, spiraling, undulating, or serpentine line or linear motif.
A curved masonry construction for spanning an opening.
A recess of land, partly surrounded by hills.
The subterranean burial chambers of the early Christians in and near Rome, Italy.
The principal church of a diocese, containing the bishop's throne.
Religion based on the teachings of Jesus Christ.
A quire of manuscript pages held together by stitching
A segmental arch transmitting an outward and downward thrust to a solid buttress.
A picture, image, or other representation.
To make lucid or clear; throw light on.
The original text of an author's work.
The religious faith of Muslims, based on the words and religious system founded by the prophet Muhammad.
A niche or decorative panel designating the kiblah.
a Muslim temple or place of public worship.
The principal longitudinal area of a church
the skin of sheep.
a journey, especially a long one.
the point toward which Muslims turn to pray.
a panellike ornament.
a repository or receptacle for relics.
a circular window decorated with tracery symmetrical about the center.
a room, as in a monastery.
a technique of painting in which an emulsion consisting of water and pure egg yolk.
any major transverse part of the body of a church.
generally longer and more detailed than an essay.
a mirror having a painted or carved panel above or below the glass in the same frame.
a similar space between an arch and the horizontal head of a door or window below.
an arched structure.
lamb skin treated for use as a writing surface.