Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Late Antique Art

Vocabulary (early christian, early jewish art)

QuestionAnswer
Ambulatory a passageway around the apse or altar of a church
Apse the endpoint of a church where the altar is located
Atrium (plural: atria) a courtyard in a Roman house or before a Christian church
Axial plan (Basilican plan, Longitudinal plan) a church with a long nave whose focus is the apse, so-called because it is designed along an axis
Basilica In Christian architecture, an axially planned church with a long nave, side aisles, and an apse for the altar
Catacomb an underground passageway used for burial
Central Plan a church having a circular plan with the altar in the middle
Chalice a cup used in a Christian ceremony
Clerestory the third, or window, story of a church
Coffer in architecture, a sunken panel in a ceiling
Cubicula small underground rooms in catacombs serving as mortuary chapels
Gospels the first four books of the New Testament that chronicle the life of Jesus
Loculi openings in the walls of catacombs to receive the dead
Lunette a crescent-shaped space, sometimes over a doorway, that contains sculpture or painting
Narthex the closest part of the atrium to the basilica, it serves as vestibule, or lobby, of a church
Nave the main aisle of a church
Orant figure a figure with its hands raised in prayer
Spolia in art history, the reuse of architectural or sculptural pieces in buildings generally different from their original contexts
Synagogue a Jewish house of worship
Torah first five books of the Old Testament traditionally ascribed to Moses
Transept an aisle in a church perpendicular to the nave, where the clergy originally stood
Created by: jennylynnbird
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards