Richly decorated medieval manuscripts are described as ___.
Medieval pilgrims traveled to a cathedral to see ___.
Pointed arches are found in ___.
Gothic style architecture.
___ describes the culture that gave rise to Romanesque architecture.
Who described the cosmos as an intricately arranged hierarchy?
The best example of early Gothic style architecture is found in ___.
In medieval literature, “romance” is most closely associated with…
Stories of King Arthur
___ are medieval dramas that narrate the life of a local saint.
The “Great Chain of Being” illustrates which important idea in late medieval culture?
Historians date the Dark Ages after…
Historians have recently explored the possibility that ___ contributed to the collapse and fall of the Roman Empire.
___ wrote a spiritual autobiography called “Confessions.”
The term “three estates” refers to…
the hierarchy of medieval culture – peasants, clergy, and nobles.
The early spreading of Islam could be considered ___ and ___.
rapid and violent
Charlemagne valued _____ in Europe during the Middle Ages.
learning and education
Despite the authority of the medieval Catholic Church, there was a great amount of ___ in medieval literature.
Western culture in the Middle Ages was formed from a combination of _______.
Classical and Christian influences.
The French term for the Virgin Mary is…
Gothic cathedrals were considerably ___ than Romanesque cathedrals.
___ was the first church leader to claim Petrine authority.
Gregory the Great