Part 3: Barbarossa and the Lion shows how torn German rulers were between the challenges of German monarchy and the Christian-Roman empire, as illustrated by Emperor Frederick I. Rivals continually called into question the power of the monarch.
WRITER: Friedrich Klütsch, Daniel Sich DIRECTOR (SCE.): Christian Twente, Michael Löseke DIRECTOR (DOC.): Robert Wiezorek, Stephan Koester CAMERAMEN (SCE.): Matthias Haedecke, Torbjörn Karvang, Jan Prillwitz, Marc Riemer CAMERAMEN (DOC.): Jörg Adams, Sias van Zyl, Ralf Grabowski EDITOR: Mathias Meyer MUSIC: Paul Rabiger, Hans Günter Wagener COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Stefan Brauburger (ZDF)