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Do you love Greco-Roman history?
If you do, and have access to History®, then you are in for a great treat this year because History® has commissioned an 8-part docu-drama chronicling the 700-year struggle to bring about the fall of the Roman Empire and will be airing it this year.
The name of the series?
Barbarians Rising is set to premier on different dates across the world.
Find the full premiere schedule in this post, and be sure not to miss this epic docu-drama about the rise of the Barbarians.
Where will you be able to watch the Barbarians (miniseries)?
You’ll be able to watch Barbarians Rising anywhere in the more than 185 territories where History® airs.
You can also now buy Season 1 online.
What is Barbarians (miniseries) about?
Barbarians Rising tells the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire from the perspective of the barbarian rebel leaders.
It is a visceral journey into the heart of a wave of rebellions against absolute power.
The Roman Empire called them “barbarians"—tribes the Romans viewed beyond the fringe of civilization that lived a brutish and violent existence.
However, these were also men and women who launched epic struggles that shaped the world to come.
Barbarians Rising chronicles the rise of the Barbarians.
What characters can you expect to see in Barbarians (miniseries)?
Barbarians Rising features nine of history’s greatest warriors:
- Hannibal, who vowed a blood oath at the age of nine;
- Spartacus, the slave-turned-rebel who led a barbarian revolt;
- Boudica, the Celtic warrior Queen;
- Arminius, the stolen son of Germany;
- Attila, scourge of the east;
- The Goths, a fierce fighting people betrayed by the empire; and
- The Vandals, the wandering raiders who dealt Rome’s final death blow.
These monumental tales tell the story of how one of the world’s greatest empires is undone by their aggressive quest for expansion.
Who is the talent behind Barbarians Rising?
Barbarians Rising is produced for HISTORY® by October Films.
Executive producers for HISTORY® are Kristen Burns and Russ McCarroll.
Adam Bullmore is the executive producer, Simon George (HISTORY®’s World War II From Space) is executive director, and Michael Waterhouse (HISTORY®’s The Bible) is the series producer for October Films.
Barbarians Rising Premiere Dates
The Barbarians (miniseries) will premiere on different dates across the world.
Here is the full Barbarians Rising premiere schedule:
|US & Canada||June 6|
|Southeast Asia||June 7|
|United Kingdom||June 22|
|Australia & Italy||July 4|
|German-speaking Germany, Austria and Switzerland||September 9-12|
If this is the sort of thing you are into, then keep your eyes open for the Barbarians (miniseries) this year.
In the meantime, check out the trailer below.
What are you most looking forward to learning about the rise of the Barbarians?
Which of the warriors mentioned above are you most looking forward to learning more about in Barbarians Rising?
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Until the next time,
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