Conquest (2002): S01E22 – Weapons of the Barbarians


Actor and fight master Peter Woodward investigates the purpose of tournaments.


During the height of the Roman Empire Celtic and Germanic tribes were no match for the Roman Legion. But over the centuries the barbarians’ weapons and tactics improved. Most important, however, the composition and armament of the Roman Legions changed. This programme explains the weapons and tactics that lead the barbarians to victory.

Conquest Series

You can find a full index and overview of Conquest here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 01 December 2002 to 01 December 2003.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: UK and US.
  • Language: English.

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