What is Barbarians on Netflix about?

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New shows and movies are coming to Netflix all the time, offering numerous options to satisfy all the people mooching off of your account. Whether you like drama, comedy, fantasy, science fiction, or horror, the streaming platform has a title to satisfy your entertainment needs.

If you love historical fiction, then I have some great news for you. A new series called Barbarians premiered on Netflix three days ago. The show is based on the real-life Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. Featuring drama, war, strategy, and ancient customs, the series is a must-see for any history buff. Barbarians is currently at #3 on Netflix’s Top 10 most popular list.

If you’re thinking about watching the show and want to know more about then plot, then just keep on scrolling!

What is Barbarians about?

The series takes viewers on a journey to the past, all the way back to 9 AD. It chronicles what led to the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, during which an alliance of Germanic warriors vanquished the advancing Roman army. There are six episodes in the first season.

The series is in German, but an English voiceover is provided and there are subtitles in several languages available.

Barbarians stars Jeanne Goursaud, David Schütter, Bernhard Schütz, Gaetano Aronica, Jeremy Miliker, Bence Ferenczi, Tibor Milos Krisko, Eva Verena Müller, Nikolai Kinski, Matthias Weidenhöfer, Sergej Onopko, Nicki von Tempelhoff, Florian Schmidtke, and Denis Schmidt. The series also features Laurence Rupp as Arminius, a real Germanic chieftain whose knowledge of Roman warfare proved instrumental in winning the battle.

You can stream the series on Netflix now.

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