• History of the Barbarians

  • A Captivating Guide to the Celts, Vandals, Gallic Wars, Sarmatians and Scythians, Goths, Attila the Hun, and Anglo-Saxons
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Randy Whitlow
  • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
  • Categories: History, World
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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If you want to discover the captivating history of the barbarians, then keep listening....

Seven captivating manuscripts in one book: 

  • Celts: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Celtic History and Mythology, Including Their Battles Against the Roman Republic in the Gallic Wars
  • The Vandals: A Captivating Guide to the Barbarians That Conquered the Roman Empire During the Transitional Period from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages
  • The Gallic Wars: A Captivating Guide to the Military Campaigns that Expanded the Roman Republic and Helped Julius Caesar Transform Rome into the Greatest Empire of the Ancient World
  • Sarmatians and Scythians: A Captivating Guide to the Barbarians of Iranian Origins and How These Ancient Tribes Fought Against the Roman Empire, Goths, Huns, and Persians
  • The Goths: A Captivating Guide to the Visigoths and Ostrogoths Who Sacked Rome and Played an Essential Role in the Fall of the Western Roman Empire
  • Attila the Hun: A Captivating Guide to the Ruler of the Huns and His Invasions of the Roman Empire
  • Anglo-Saxons: A Captivating Guide to the People Who Inhabited Great Britain from the Early Middle Ages to the Norman Conquest of England

In part one of this book, you will learn: 

  • Who were the Celts?
  • The Celtic migrations
  • The many Celtic tribes of Europe
  • The Celtiberians
  • The Gallic Wars
  • The Insular Celts
  • Celtic warriors
  • Celtic way of life
  • Celtic religion
  • Celtic art
  • And much, much more!

In part two of this book, you will learn:

  • Origins of the Vandals
  • From the Danube to Africa
  • Rise of the Vandal Kingdom
  • Downfall of the Vandals
  • Vandal society
  • Religion, culture, and the Vandals
  • And much, much more!

In part three of this book, you will learn:

  • Ancient Gaul
  • Gaius Julius Caesar
  • The Helvetii Celts
  • The Helvetian War
  • Ariovistus, the German King
  • Battle of the Sabis
  • The Germanic War
  • United Gaul Versus Caesar of Rome
  • The Battle of Alesia
  • And much, much more!

In part four of this book, you will learn:

  • Origins of the Scythians and Sarmatians
  • Art, culture, and religion
  • Economy and society
  • Warfare and conquest
  • End of the Scythians and Sarmatians
  • And much, much more!

In part five of this book, you will learn:

  • Who were the Goths? Names, origins, and early settlements
  • History of the Goths: relations with Romans, Gothic kingdoms
  • Ostrogothic and Visigothic rulers
  • The culture of Goths: religion, customs, social hierarchy
  • Everyday life of Goths: jobs and division of labor, housing and architecture, art, written works
  • And much, much more!

In part six of this book, you will learn:

  • The origins of Attila and the Huns
  • The wars of the Huns before Attila
  • An alliance between the Huns and the Romans
  • Attila attacks the Byzantines.
  • Attila attacks the Byzantines again.
  • Attila foils a Byzantine plot.
  • Attila’s diplomatic strategy evolves in the west.
  • Attila raids Gaul.
  • Attila raids Italy.
  • The disintegration of Attila’s kingdom
  • And much, much more!

In part seven of this book, you will learn:

  • Anglo-Saxons arrive
  • Early Anglo-Saxons: origins and pre-settlement history
  • The culture of Anglo-Saxons: religion, customs, social hierarchy, early Christianity
  • Everyday life of Anglo-Saxon England: jobs and division of labor, food and drink, clothes, architecture, travel, wars, gender and age norms, art, written works
  • And much, much more!

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  • 06-01-20

Pronunciation bizarre

The book was good. The pronunciation was bizarre. Took me a long time to realise ‘bay-day’ was Bede. Pronunciation of Kent and Mercia was annoying. Would not recommend.