Room 8: Faiths & Empires 300–1250
The William and Eileen Ruddock Gallery
This gallery explores how Christian art forms developed within the later Roman Empire. Early medieval rulers, such as Charlemagne, looked back to the forms and values of Roman art. It also shows how from about the year 1000, the increasingly powerful Christian church found a visual expression in the magnificent stone churches and abbeys that dominated the landscape.
Room 8 is on Level 1 of the V&A South Kensington.