Series about the Middle Ages

List of the best series about the Middle Ages, selected by visitors to our site: The Last Kingdom, Vinland Saga, Godunov, The Golden Horde. Золотая Орда, The Name of the Rose, The Outpost, Castlevania, Camelot, The Borgias, Marco Polo
In the top there are new series of 2019, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.
The Last Kingdom (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.3)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Kings
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFascinating, Spectacular

A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.

Vinland Saga (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 9)
TimeMiddle Ages

For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield enhancing his skills in his adventure to redeem his most-desired revenge after his father was murdered.

Godunov (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, history
PlotRelationship, Politics
TimeMiddle Ages

The TV show is about the Godunov family, which covers the period from the reign of Ivan the Terrible to the accession of Mikhail Romanov to the throne.

The Golden Horde. Золотая Орда (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
TimeMiddle Ages

Golden Horde - Russian historical TV show.

The Name of the Rose (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
TimeMiddle Ages

Northern Italy, 1327. The Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young apprentice Adso of Melk reach an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival at the abbey, the two find themselves involved in a chain of mysterious deaths.

The Outpost (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, fantasy
PlotMagic, Travel, Revenge
TimeMiddle Ages

Talon, the lone survivor of a race called the Blackbloods, sets off to the edge of civilisation to track her family's killers. On her journey she discovers she has supernatural powers which she must learn to harness in order to achieve her goals.

Castlevania (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
CharactersVampire, Demons
PlotLove, Death, betrayal
TimeMiddle Ages

A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.

Camelot (2011)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA, United Kingdom, Canada
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.

The Borgias (2011)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genredrama, crime, history
CountryHungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
PlotReligion, Intrigue, Politics
TimeMiddle Ages

Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth for himself and his family.

Marco Polo (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, adventure, history
PlotMartial Arts, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will be his greatest challenge yet, even as he becomes a trusted companion to the Khan in his violent quest to become the Emperor of the World.

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Vikings (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
CharactersKings, Vikings, Soldier
PlotWar, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFor men, Worth watching, Spectacular

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

Disenchantment (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
PlotAdventures, Fate
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Set in a ruined medieval city called Dreamland, Disenchantment follows the grubby adventures of a hard-drinking princess, her feisty elf companion and her personal demon.