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So you think you know everything about the Romans?
Monty Pythons Terry Jones invites you on an entertaining expedition through Roman history from an entirely different perspective that of the Barbarians. Far from the uncivilized savages they have been believed to be, many of these "non-Romans" were not barbaric at all. They were, in fact, highly organized and intelligent societies that had no intentions of overthrowing Rome or its Empire. A rare blend of scholarly research and archaeological evidence along with Jones familiar brand of irreverent humor gives this fascinating series a unique insight into the Barbarians, the Romans and the creation of the modern world.
Includes the episodes:
(Disc One) The Primitive Celts The Brainy Barbarians
(Disc Two) The Savage Goths The End of the World
I teach history - the kids learn a lot from this film effortlesslyPublished 8 months ago by kirsten
Smart, NOT boring. I sent these 2 DVDs to my great nephew, knowing that after his intense reading about Romans & Greeks; he will be reframing his picture of the Roman Empire.Published 11 months ago by Lee Rasmussen
The companion book of this series is quite necessary to have more details and clarification. Because, let's face it, it was a really confusing time. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michaël M.
This series "Terry Jones' Barbarians" by the author of the book of the same name is mentioned in a course of the Blumberg Western Cannon. So I had to watch the series. Read morePublished 17 months ago by bernie
Terry Jones has a talent for presenting information about European History in an entertaining way, without getting silly. Read morePublished 18 months ago by William E. Byrnes
I thought it was a good view on the other side of the story. Not just that of the romans. I would watch it again and the price was right also.Published 18 months ago by michael
A great series - history well told. Informative, educational, entertaining, get it you will learn something and have fun at the same time.Published on April 22, 2013 by compton
Terry Jones adds humor to history lessons. I learned a great deal from this DVD, so I plan on getting more of his documentaries. There is nothing boring and things move along. Read morePublished on February 16, 2013 by Fran
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