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Who commissioned the Gero crucifix?
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the archbishop of Cologne
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How were the pages made to create the Book of Kells?
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185 calves were slaughtered to create vellum.
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What are runes?
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characters in several alphabets used by ancient Germanic people
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What unusual characteristic of St. James helped make the visitors feel more welcome?
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The cathedral had no doors to open and close, it was open day and night.
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Which of these countries did the Vikings invade during the Middle Ages?
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France
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Which of the following describes a scribe?
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someone who copies the work of the author by hand
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Which of these areas did the Vikings plunder?
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both A and B
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Why do you think the gesture and gaze features of the Ottonian manuscripts are so important?
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They demonstrate the emotion.
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What language is used on the Bayeux Tapestry?
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Latin

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