Barbarians is a 2020 German war drama series created by Andreas Heckmann, Arne Nolting and Jan Martin Scharf and starring Laurence Rupp, Jeanne Goursaud and David Schütter. The series is a fictional account of events during the occupation of Germania by the Roman Empire and the rebellion resulting from the Germanic tribes led by Arminius. The series was renewed for season 2 on November 10, 2020.
The story takes place during the Roman occupation of Magna Germania in 9 AD, where Germanic tribes are oppressed by the empire's heavy taxes and tribute demands. As defined to form a unified German resistance, they are hampered by petty internal struggles between tribal chiefs and as selfish aspirations of certain members of tribes who desire peace with Rome.