The Roman Triumph

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The Modern Martial Artist : "The gold was spent on prostitutes, if you know what I mean." They bought them flowers?

CreepsMcPasta : I like to imagine the chariot with magic deflecting wards is like the modern bullet proof pope mobiles of today

oWallis : What a perfect way to end my day. Some might say it's a.... Triumph. Also nice unicorn at 5:40 ;)

Mark Paton : Consul's hate it!!! 6 easy step to getting yourself a Triumph.

Matt P : that giraffe was the most-detailed icon in this whole channel

Lord Ashbury : I love details like this. It really humanises the Romans. Too many documentaries etc just show the Romans as some boring, highly efficient military machine. Details like this really make you realise how human they were, they cracked rude jokes and used billboards to educate people on geography! Classic!

Severelag : Rome: We can't allow you to sacrifice people because that practice is cruel and barbaric. Also Rome: We're going to ritually murder your King and his entire family in front of our red faced god in the honor of his literal incarnation on Earth, but it doesn't count as human sacrifice.

Steve C. Kim : Historia Civillis deserves a triumph!

Alex Harris : a slave whispering "remember you are human" in the triumphator's ear sounds like something marcus aurelius would have lapped up

Una città bizzarra e chiassosa : I would like to add that the offensive chants (Carmina Triumphalia) were meant as a way to remind the Imperator of his humility lest he would consider himself above the institutions. It was also the only moment a soldier could publicly insult his general. It must have been amusing to watch Caesar march under the taunts of his own soldiers.

Drunkrobot : If the human sacrifice wasn't enough to convince you of the barbarity of the Romans, they were also responsible for inventing socks in sandals.

Rutger Postma : Last time I was this early Romulus still had a brother

NinjaCell : Wow! Saturnalia came early.

iN7erceptor : Fastest click in the west.

D Snodgrass : I will never not laugh at the idea of Pompey trying to stuff his chariot elephants through the gate.

Stormwind : 15:17 And that ladies and gentlemen is why Queen Cleopatra committed suicide.

Tommaso Ragghianti : Fun fact: I'm Italian and the laurel is still considered of grat prestige. When people graduate from university it is tradition to wear a laurel crown

Hamish Woodland : “We’re not going to linger, but hold these prisoners in the back of your mind”-Uh oh I’m not optimistic for these prisoners lads. Yep. Lucky guess.

Samuel Tan : "Objectively the weirdest animals"

Nigel Lobo : On the concept of the color purple, purple dye was very expensive as the dye came from a sea snail. It was called Tyrian purple. It was so expensive that only rulers could afford it.

Daniel Gazizov : We need to hold a triumph for Historia Civilis

Julius Lapi : 7:40 purple was the color of royalty becouse it was super expensive

Pyro Gear : The Romans seem to enjoy giving their lower classes the occasional opening to have some fun at their rulers' expense. Here you got the Soldiers making fun of their Commander, and the people more generally. In Saturnalia you have Slaves being made "king for a day" and getting to mouth off to their masters. It's an interesting quirk.

Total War Timelapses : I was literally about to search for porn when this notification came, thanks HC for giving me instant better fapping material

Jacob : Just finished a stressful essay, I needed this in my life.

Jebediah : you heard it here first folks, funk killed the Roman Republic

Hiukas : I don't understand Unicorns are normal animals

psammiad : It's an irony that Roman writers despised "barbarians" who committed human sacrifice to their gods - yet gladiatorial games had their origins in funeral rites, and this ritual killing of prisoners at the temple of Jupiter is blatantly a form of human sacrifice.

Xtravia9 : I always enjoy some bacon and eggs after strangling my prisoners.

Xavier Atkinson : He's back boys! And I'm noticing a significantly higher pixel count In those cubes!

Holdin McGroin : "He made up for it later, though" oh boy did he


Bram06 : I imagine that the Roman army singing would've been a lot like a sea shanty

Jamie Gaehring : can 0:56 be made into a t-shirt?

LOLquendoTV : Every upload makes my day

S_MacIsaac : I'd thought Belasarius received a triumph from Justinian?? so were there any other post-republic late roman triumphs

SPLNKR : What the hell is a yanny tree?

Ptaku93 : The Triumph features exactly everything I would expect from a pagan festivity, god-impersonation and human sacrifice included.

Valter Östberg : Did any generals ever include animals that weren't in the territory they'd conquered, like giraffes and elefants, just to make their triumph seem more important and flashy? Like, I can imagine Caesar and other generals who conquered parts of Gaul and Europe had relatively little in the way of cool animals to show for it. Maybe they wanna throw some stuff in their to not seem boring.

Shane Santos : 15: 21 *Not Pictured But we already have the picture in our head - Rome season 1 ep 10 -

Oussama Aithsain : Kings and generals are starting a gallic wars serie Getting some competition huh?

Bajilson : Ah yes. The fabled rainbow Unicorn of Camino de Santiago. Quite the prize.

DylanDude : Io, Saturnalia!

bificommander : "This sounds a little human sacrificey." Huh. There's a phrase you don't hear every day.

Pedro Rodriguez : That purple looks blue to me :\

Eric Connor : Every time Kings and Generals, BazBattles, or Invicta uploads a new video I get excited and save to watch later. Every time Historia Civilis uploads a new video, my body enters a prolonged period of titillated rapture and transcendence. Thanks for the upload! I learned several things about Roman triumphs that I did not know before, especially the stuff about the route through the city they would have taken, including a stop at the ole Circus Maximus. Cool stuff.

Caleb Smith : You make being a Patreon an easy choice. Thanks for you videos over the years, they impact further than you think

Leigh Page : Who wouldn't want a Triumph after finding a unicorn?

hawk0485 : Imagine being strangled to death in front of cheering crowds. O_O

AverageJohanson : - Religious Overtones -Repulsive! Whoa there, buddy, calm down