barbarians Warriors

barbarians Warriors

What is the origin of the word “barbaro“?

This term, that many times we find written and repeated on the books of ancient history, It derives from the ancient greek Barbaros and it came to us through Latin “Barbarus”.

The original meaning, almost onomatopoeic, era “gibbering” and he stood for all those who spoke a strange and incomprehensible language.

Only later, by extension, the term came to designate all “foreigners”.

For i Greeks and for i Romans, they were “barbarians”, He said scornfully of superiority, all those who did not belong to their civilization.