They were dreaded forces on the outskirts of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the population of Europe. They were barbarians, and their names still evoke images of cruelty and chaos.
But what we really know about these legendary warriors? From the frigid North Sea to the Russian steppes, this ambitious series tells the fascinating stories of four of the most legendary fighters in history, tracing 1,000 years of conquest and adventure through inspired scholarship and some representations largest ever filmed. Mongols Genghis Khan rides and their descendants, as the sweep from Asia to the heart of modern Germany in a frenzy of expansion.
They came in waves from outside the dark forests of Europe and in the course of a millennium that drove a mighty empire to its knees. Relentless and merciless united only in their hatred of Rome each of the warring tribes had their own agenda of violent rites and wild dark secret weapons tactics.
This documentary follows eight of the most feared tribes in history: Goths, Mongols, Huns, Vikings, Vandals, Saxons, Franks and Lombards, as it cut a swath of destruction across the world. BARBARIANS recreates the world of these invaders through even more intense scenes on a large scale battle reenactments and a whistle fast paced exciting narrative.The hatchet and screen noise sound in the ears of the spectators as these four programs to bring the clash of civilizations era to life like never before.
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