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The Story of Civilization - Romans and Barbarians
The Story of Civilization - Romans and Barbarians
Genres: Educational, Documentary
NR     2006     0hr 50min

The mighty legions of Rome marched all over Europe to chase glory and conquer lands for their Emperor. This is the story of the Roman invasion of Britain, the weapons and tactics that made the legions so feared and the cu...  more »


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Genres: Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Educational, History
Studio: Kultur Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 08/29/2006
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 0hr 50min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Romans in Britain
Richard Derham | Seattle, WA USA | 12/08/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The title of this video "Romans and Barbarians" is, perhaps, too grand for the scope. (And perhaps too grand for a fifty minute treatment).

Principally the video covers the Roman invasion of Britain, and the barbarians of the title are the Celts who inhabited the island.

Visuals are good. The principal "interviewee" is a professor of miitary history at Sandhurst and the video includes discussion of Roman military organization, weapons and tactics. The time covered is from the reconnaisance in force by Caesar through the invasion of Claudius, and up to the suppression of the resisting tribes.

Worth the money, as long as you understand the scope