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Question 1: The largest Neo-Byzantine project of the 20th century was the Temple of Saint Sava in ________.
BelgradeZemunSmederevoNovi Sad

Question 2: The empire endured for more than a ________, dramatically influencing Medieval and Renaissance era architecture in Europe and, following the capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks in 1453, leading directly to the architecture of the Ottoman Empire.
ISO 8601MillenniumGregorian calendarTime

Question 3: Rows of rising seats around the curve of the apse with the ________'s throne at the middle eastern point formed the synthronon.
PopeCatholic Church hierarchyPatriarchEast–West Schism

Question 4: In Ravenna, we have the longitudinal ________ of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, and the octagonal, centralized structure of the church of San Vitale, commissioned by Emperor Justinian but never seen by him.

Question 5: Those of the latter type we must suppose were nearly always vaulted, for a central ________ would seem to furnish their very raison d'etre.
Byzantine architectureDomeBaroque architectureRome

Question 6: From the years of ________ we have only the Church of Hagia Sophia in Thessaloniki.
Byzantine IconoclasmProtestant ReformationTen CommandmentsIconoclasm

Question 7: Prime examples of early Byzantine architecture date from ________'s reign and survive in Ravenna and Constantinople, as well as in Sofia (the Church of St Sophia).
Constantine IManuel I KomnenosJustinian IBasiliscus

Question 8: A frieze in the ________ palace in Ravenna depicts an early Byzantine palace.
OstrogothsByzantine EmpireVisigothsOstrogothic Kingdom

Question 9: Finally, at ________ (6th century) a combination was made which is perhaps the most remarkable piece of planning ever contrived.
ConstantinopleHagia SophiaChora ChurchByzantine Empire

Question 10: Other churches from the years immediately predating the fall of Constantinople survive on ________ and in Mistra (e.g.
GreeceThessalonikiHosios LoukasMount Athos


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