- Arch used to attach the pillars to the walls:
- Shorter section of the Latin cross floor plan:
- Semi-circular dome divided into sections by arches:
- The intersection of two barrel vaults:
- Small, semicircular structure surrounding the apse:
- Element that facilitated the movement of pilgrims around the church:
- Part located above the crossing, with openings to illuminate the interior:
- Semi-circular area at the top part of the cross where the altar was found:
- Structure next to the main entrance, used to announce the time for prayer or as a watchtower:
- Place where the two sections of the Latin cross met:
- Top of a column, usually decorated:
- Passageway to either side of the nave that is separated from the central nave by colonnades or arcades:
- Church floor plan with unequal lengths:
- Tribune located above the two aisles of the church:
2.- What were the main subjects of Romanesque art?
3.- Say whether the following statements about Romanesque painting are true or false:
- The functions of Romanesque painting were didactic, moralising and decorative.
- Romanesque architecture was less important than painting.
- Romanesque painting was technically very complicated. It had no depth, figures were done with thick outlines, people were forward-facing and hieratic. Scenes were always adapted to the architectural framework.
- A Romanesque painter left little or no empty space (horror vacui).
- The most common motifs were scenes from the Bible and the lives of saints.
- Romanesque painting was only done on the walls of churches (frescos).
4.- Correct the sentences.
- Frescos were painted onto dry plaster.
- There are many Romanesque paintings of life in cities.
- Religious books were decorated with panel paintings.
5.- Choose the correct answer: What is an illuminated manuscript?
- The type of light used to copy a manuscript. The monks only worked the hours that the sun illuminated the scriptorium.
- A text that is supplemented with decoration such as initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations.
- A type of mural painting done using only colors made with gold or silver.
6.- Match each description to the motif painted in apses (Pantocrator or Theotokos):
- Christ within a mandorla.
- Christ in the act of blessing.
- Four evangelists or tetramorfos.
- The Infant Jesus.
- The Virgin Mary.
7.- What characteristics did Romanesque sculpture have?
8.-Say whether the following statements about Romanesque sculpture are true or false:
- Sculptures were made only in stone.
- Expressive figures that had movement and perspective.
- Hieratic, rigid figures without perspective.
- Figures organised hierarchically and geometrically according to importance.
- Independent of architecture.
- Subject to architecture.
- Carvings made of wood and brightly-coloured polychrome.