The Barbarians

The Romans fought against the ‘barbarians’ for the entire lifespan of their Empire. Caesar’s Gallic Wars detailed endless campaigns against European and English tribes. By the 5th C. AD/CE Rome was exhausted and barbarian depredations menaced the Eternal City itself. Terry Jones a British popular historian has a multiple series on the full history of barbarians. He uses humour and good visuals to present a sprawling history. If you have a few hours you can binge on barbarians throughout the Middle Ages. Start here

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