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Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence: Quiz


Question 1: Though considered a milestone in the development of ________, S.
Renaissance Revival architectureBaroque architectureItalian RenaissanceRenaissance architecture

Question 2: ________ (two bronze pulpits, his last works; frieze, reliefs, tondi and bronze doors in the Sagrestia Vecchia)
Florence CathedralDonatelloFlorenceFlorence Baptistery

Question 3: At its centre was supposed to be the ________ itself, although attempts to buy and then steal it from Jerusalem failed.
CalvaryEasterCrusadesChurch of the Holy Sepulchre

Question 4: For three hundred years it was the city's ________ before the official seat of the bishop was transferred to Santa Reparata.
CathedralPrimate (religion)Catholic ChurchEngland

Question 5: By the early 1440s, only the sacristy (now called the Old Sacristy) had been worked on as that and not the church was being paid for by the ________.
House of HabsburgHouse of BourbonHouse of BonaparteHouse of Medici

Question 6: San Lorenzo was also the parish church of the ________ family.
House of MediciHouse of BourbonHouse of HabsburgHouse of Bonaparte

Question 7: ________, the leading Renaissance architect of the first half of the fifteenth century, was commissioned to design it, but the building, with alterations, was not completed until after his death.
Filippo BrunelleschiFlorenceRenaissance architectureItalian Renaissance

Question 8: The Medici pope Leo X gave Michelangelo the commission to design a façade in white ________ marble in 1518.

Question 9: The ________ were still paying for it when the last member of the family, Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, died in 1743.
House of BourbonHouse of HabsburgHouse of BonaparteHouse of Medici

Question 10: Already ________ thought that the columns along the nave should have been elevated on plinths.
FlorenceFlorence CathedralPalazzo PittiGiorgio Vasari


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