The life of Dacian war-leader Burebista who ruled between 80-44 B.C.and founded a strong Dacian Kingdom despite considerable pressure from the neighboring Celtic warlords and the Greek cities of the Black Sea coast.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
George Constantin ...
Dacian King Burebista
Ion Dichiseanu ...
Calopor, Former Gladiator
Emanoil Petrut ...
Great Druid Deceneu
Alexandru Repan ...
Greek Envoy Acornion
Ernest Maftei ...
Dacian Prince Castaboca
Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan ...
Court Poet Lai (as Ovidiu Iuliu Moldovan)
Serban Ionescu ...
Peasant Comata
Stefan Sileanu ...
Boian, King of the Boii
Ioana Bulca ...
Midia
Anca Szonyi ...
Lidia, Hibrida's Wife (as Anca Szönyi)
Monica Rusu ...
Ina
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Breza the Druid
Iulian Necsulescu ...
Dacian Prince Tap
Vlad Radescu ...
Dacian Prince Comosicus
Corado Negreanu ...
Dacian Prince Carp
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This is the story of the Dacian war-leader Burebista who ruled between 80-44 B.C.and founded a strong Dacian Kingdom despite considerable pressure from the neighboring Celtic warlords and the Greek cities of the Black Sea coast.Also,King Burebista was careful to avoid confrontation with the mighty Romans who viewed the Dacian Kingdom as a menace and an obstacle in the path of Roman expansion.They made plans to attack it. Written by nufs68

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Burebista, the Iron and the Gold  »

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Burebista was one of the early kings of the Dacians.He ruled between 82-44 B.C. and was the first Dacian ruler to unite all Dacian and Getae tribes into a single kingdom. His civil and religious capital was at Sarmizegethusa,in the Carpathian Mountains in present-day Romania.He made alliances with neighboring Celtic tribes and Greek cities from the Black Sea region.His greatest enemy was the Roman Empire and he made alliances with Pompey against Julius Caesar during the Roman Civil War.Burebista died in 44 B.C. leaving a great unified and strong Dacian kingdom behind. See more »

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Great historical movie!
29 December 2009 | by (Iasi, Romania) – See all my reviews

Great story and acting really made me enjoy this movie. I especially liked the performance of George Constantin as Burebista. I did not know much about Dacian history before seeing this movie. I was impressed about the high level of civilization and their diplomatic skills. Even if the Romans were considered a great power, the Dacian were not far behind. Their main concern was to defend the land and live happily.

After seeing this movie I decided to visit the ancient Dacian sites in Orastie Mountains, Romania. One of them, Sarmisegetusa, was the main Dacian fortress.

I think it's a must-see for all Romanians, Bulgarians, Greeks and Macedonians. It's very important to know your roots.


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