Barbarians Rising

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (2,102)

It is inevitable that empires will fall, but not that they will rise. Rome is ambitious, wealthy and ruthless as it grows into the most powerful empire the world had ever known. But to achieve total domination, it blankets the ancient world in blood and tyranny, igniting the barbarian rebellions that will ultimately lead to its downfall.

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Seasons
Ruin
4. Ruin
June 27, 2016
Alaric's Goths sack Rome; Attila the Hun seizes power through chaos and destruction while the barbarians move in for the kill.
Revenge
3. Revenge
June 20, 2016
Arminius combines tribes and organizes an ambush to push Rome out of Germania; Boudica causes bloody havoc on the Empire; and Rome's betrayal of the Goths results in an apocalyptic clash.
Rebellion
2. Rebellion
June 13, 2016
Rome brings its enemies inside its borders as the age of Empire begins.
Resistance
1. Resistance
June 6, 2016
An epic 700-year battle for freedom begins as the barbarians rise against Rome; Hannibal builds a rebel alliance and conquers the Alps; the shepherd Viriathus unleashes a wave of resistance to save his people from destruction.
Episode 1
101. Episode 1
June 6, 2016
The battle for supremacy begins when the ancient world divides into two: Roman vs. Barbarian. Hannibal builds the first great alliance to defeat the barbarians of Rome before they are unstoppable.
Episode 2
102. Episode 2
January 8, 2016
In ancient Hispania, Rome seeks revenge on the barbarian tribes who fought with Hannibal in their failed campaign to overthrow the Republic.
Episode 3
103. Episode 3
June 13, 2016
Rome rules the Mediterranean with an iron hand and embarks on a strategy of domination through expansion. Conquering and enslaving the barbarians of every new territory they claim.
Episode 4
104. Episode 4
January 8, 2016
The Republic becomes an empire and follows a policy of Romanization designed to educate the barbarians, but even the first emperor, Augustus Caesar, is blind to the growing enemies within the very ranks of Rome.
Episode 5
105. Episode 5
January 8, 2016
The Barbarian resistance increases in a do or die by confrontation with the Empire.
Episode 6
106. Episode 6
January 8, 2016
Boudica tries to beat Rome in their own wild game in one of the bloodiest rebellions in history.
Episode 7
107. Episode 7
June 27, 2016
The Roman Empire is the world's first superpower, but it has grown so much that it is now more of a weakness than an advantage, and the cost of keeping the barbarians at bay is high.
Description

It is inevitable that empires will fall, but not that they will rise. Rome is ambitious, wealthy and ruthless as it grows into the most powerful empire the world had ever known. But to achieve total domination, it blankets the ancient world in blood and tyranny, igniting the barbarian rebellions that will ultimately lead to its downfall.

Barbarians Rising is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (11 episodes). The series first aired on June 6, 2016.

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Barbarians Rising is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Barbarians Rising on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, History Vault, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    June 6, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (2,102)