Alexander the Great vs Ivan the Terrible. Epic Rap Battles of History

  • Am 12 Jul 2016 veröffentlicht
  • Ivan the Terrible and Alexander the Great clash in this episode of Epic Rap Battles of History. Who won? You decide!
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    #epicrapbattles #alexanderthegreat #ivantheterrible
    ▼ CAST ▼
    Ivan the Terrible: Nice Peter
    Frederick the Great: EpicLLOYD
    Alexander the Great: Zach Sherwin
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    Catherine the Great: Meghan Tonjes
    Pompey the Great: Mike Betette
    Catherine Backup Dancers: Illjaz Jusufi, Burim Jusufi
    Special Thanks to Flipz Entertainment
    ▼ CREW ▼
    Executive Producers:
    Peter Shukoff and Lloyd Ahlquist
    Directed by:
    Nice Peter
    Mike Betette
    Written by:
    EpicLLOYD, Nice Peter, Mike Betette, Zach Sherwin, Dante Cimadamore
    Senior Director of Studios:
    Michelle Maloney
    Production Coordinator:
    Shaun Lewin
    Song Produced by:
    Nice Peter
    Mixed by:
    Jose ""Choco"" Reynoso and Nice Peter
    Mastered by:
    Jose ""Choco"" Reynoso
    Music Supervisor:
    Dante Cimadamore
    Beat Produced by:
    ► ◄
    Hollywood Legend Productions
    ► ◄
    Video Editing by:
    Andrew Sherman, Ryan Moulton, Nice Peter
    Assistant Editor:
    Josh Best
    VFX and Compositing:
    Andrew Sherman, Ryan Moulton, Javi Sánchez-Blanco
    Catherine Palace Image By Aleks G (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons
    Costume Designer:
    Sulai Lopez
    Assistant Costume Designer:
    Chad Evett
    Costuming Assistant:
    Catherine Charpentier
    Department Make Up Head:
    Ashlyn McIntyre
    Make Up:
    Brittany White, Hanny Tjan, Leanne Mucci, Jordana David
    Art Department:
    Remington Brimmer, Mike Dombeck
    Director of Photography:
    Jon Na
    Kurt Schmidt
    Andrew Kurchinski
    Dante Cimadamore
    Andy Chinn
    Production Assistant:
    Atoki Ileka & Edrei Hutson
    Matthew Ciampa
    Produced by:
    Atul Singh for Maker Studios
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KOMMENTARE • 187 159

  • KingDeDeDelicious
    KingDeDeDelicious Vor 26 Minuten

    To this day the clear winner is Fredrick because of that beat and flow and the clear loser is Cathrine her best sucked she killed Pompey who’s beat was fucking a bop and her rap sucked pretty hard

  • SuperKamiGuru 97
    SuperKamiGuru 97 Vor Stunde

    Zach went crazy as Alexander

  • epicrapfan73
    epicrapfan73 Vor Stunde +1

    Causes of death:
    Alexander the Great - Poisoned
    Frederick the Great - Died in sleep while sitting in chair
    Pompey the Great - Beheaded
    Catherine the Great - Died while having sex with a horse (not true)
    Ivan the Terrible - Died during a game of chess

  • jay pack
    jay pack Vor 5 Stunden

    When I seen Catherine The Great I knew Ivan the terrible had met his match

  • Speed Gamer
    Speed Gamer Vor 11 Stunden

    Actually they stopped using the tsar thing after ww1 so everyone at 0:23 should not be considered a tsar except for Ivan also Rasputin only worked for a Tsar

    now i know why he is called the terrible. because he is terrible at history

  • Andrew Carleton
    Andrew Carleton Vor 16 Stunden

    Peter the Great: "Am I a joke to you?"

  • Erza Midnight
    Erza Midnight Vor 17 Stunden +5

    “It takes a Russian to take down a Russian”
    Me: *remembers the whole Russian Empire and USSR thing*
    *You know she’s right-*

  • Izzy Diaz
    Izzy Diaz Vor 20 Stunden

    Anyone notice Catherine the Greats handles on the garrote wire are dicks

  • Duckster Mans
    Duckster Mans Vor 23 Stunden

    This will always be my favorite one

  • Jesse Hall
    Jesse Hall Vor Tag

    everyone knows that the person who won is the one on the title who remained alive

  • Lord Gregory
    Lord Gregory Vor Tag

    Meghan Tonjes kills it at the end

  • TheColombianSpartan

    Stand User: [Friedrich the Great]
    Stand Name: [Flute of Prussia]

  • Deanaus Deese
    Deanaus Deese Vor Tag

    Brian Boru vs king Alfred

  • Лёха Конан

    Катя,какой бабец!

  • Eleanor Walter
    Eleanor Walter Vor Tag

    Ok but Alex’s verse? HOT

  • josh hale
    josh hale Vor Tag +2

    Clearly the horse won


    We all know Fredrick won this with his flute

  • Graceful Fox
    Graceful Fox Vor 2 Tage

    Empress Catherine wins, no doubt

  • EisenhowerRepublican

    Am I the only one here who thought that Alexander's rap was absolute fire?

  • Pablo Ramirez Villalba

    Plato vs Aristotle, how have you not done this one yet?

  • Hansa Roos
    Hansa Roos Vor 2 Tage

    0:22 WHY is pewds there ???? 😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣LMAO

  • Etho The Great
    Etho The Great Vor 2 Tage

    I just realized that Ivan the terrible's rap strategy was the same as Russia's every war. Just keep losing until you get an opportunity to turn things around.

  • Dipa Abraham
    Dipa Abraham Vor 2 Tage

    I still search why Catherine is related with the horse, anyone know the backstory behind it?

    • Vixen Flame
      Vixen Flame Vor 15 Stunden

      Basically, she died in her sleep, but her enemies made up a story saying she died while trying to have sex with a horse, because everyone know she was a sex addict.

  • Joe Johnson
    Joe Johnson Vor 2 Tage

    Fun fact. Ivan Vasilyavich or Ivan the terrible. Terrible being the closest translation of his title being possible at the time in English did not mean things like bad or evil as many people think but rather was more akin to Great. The kind of person who was feared by his enemies but inspired people to follow him and obey his orders without question. I'm not saying he was a great guy historically speaking but that's what scholars say about his name. Also I believe the pronunciation of Vasilyavich was incorrect in this video but understandable from a rap point of view. Should be pronounced Vasil YAVAK. Or something like that.

  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini Vor 3 Tage

    i keep looking for Carolus Rex ...HEY! what about Carolus Rex vs Napoléon Bonaparte

  • Xtreme Gaming 18
    Xtreme Gaming 18 Vor 3 Tage +1

    0:23 anyone notice that everyone shown with Ivan was in the Rasputin vs Stalin rap battle 😎

  • Richard Endresz
    Richard Endresz Vor 3 Tage +2

    There is no great who can defeat this Russian!
    *approaching fast footsteps and flute busting intensifies*

  • Hargosmos
    Hargosmos Vor 3 Tage

    0:23 Is that pewdiepie on the left?

  • CH1R1NO
    CH1R1NO Vor 3 Tage +1

    When you're so good at rapping you had to be killed before letting out your first verse.

  • Ghosh Anita
    Ghosh Anita Vor 3 Tage

    Luke vs king arthur

  • Evil Nerd
    Evil Nerd Vor 4 Tage

    I don't think anyone else is talking about how much of a cartoon villain Ivan is.

  • sydney benelli
    sydney benelli Vor 4 Tage

    What did the Russian say

  • Gavin Hunt
    Gavin Hunt Vor 4 Tage

    Alexander had the hottest verse in all of ERB

  • Bethany Meadows
    Bethany Meadows Vor 4 Tage +1

    Why is no one talking about the phallic looking objects Catherine is holding?! 😂

  • naz hit
    naz hit Vor 4 Tage

    Except for Egypt Cleopatra
    As if Egypt does not have any personalities other than civilization Pharaohs

  • naz hit
    naz hit Vor 4 Tage

    I am a follower of the channel from 2014 I have never seen a historical figure from the Middle East or North Africa

    • Vixen Flame
      Vixen Flame Vor 15 Stunden

      You mean you never seen Shaka Zulu vs Julius Caesar?

  • naz hit
    naz hit Vor 4 Tage

    Racist channel with distinction
    Wherein the Ottomans It is known that Ivan the Terrible was at war with the Ottomans
    I'm not Turkish

  • King of Meatballs
    King of Meatballs Vor 4 Tage +1

    *rewinds to Ivan's first verse just so I can see Pewds almost fall*

    JAIDEN SITOR Vor 4 Tage

    Pompey so won

  • Luis Felipe Luis Felipe

    Pompey wins!

  • ChiTownLioness
    ChiTownLioness Vor 4 Tage +1

    She killed it! Big girl brought the funk! Luv it. Omg! I'm addicted. On DEclips every day, I've never seem these videos till today. 👍🏽😂👍🏽

  • MetalUnitesPeople
    MetalUnitesPeople Vor 4 Tage


  • lieutenant general copper

    DAMN Catherine the Great voice is beautiful

  • anthony rowan
    anthony rowan Vor 4 Tage


  • anthony rowan
    anthony rowan Vor 4 Tage


  • KayceeNeil Ros
    KayceeNeil Ros Vor 4 Tage

    well aint that pewdiepie

  • Abhishek Iyer
    Abhishek Iyer Vor 5 Tage

    Of all rap battles, this one has the best flow...

  • TheCrazyParodyCo
    TheCrazyParodyCo Vor 5 Tage


  • Galaxy Cat Craze
    Galaxy Cat Craze Vor 5 Tage

    Old man Fritz definitely won lol

  • Paul Borstorf
    Paul Borstorf Vor 5 Tage

    Ivan ist the best!!!

  • Finland farming
    Finland farming Vor 5 Tage +2

    Well actually Catherine was German.

  • mako makov2
    mako makov2 Vor 5 Tage

    When you realise that russians and macedonians and romans are the same nationalities

  • MLG doge
    MLG doge Vor 6 Tage

    Pompey won hands down

  • The Übermensch Writer

    Catherine won. After all, she's the boss bitch that you just can't meddle with.

  • Darth Niveüs
    Darth Niveüs Vor 6 Tage

    Damn boy Catherine's so sick!

  • Skin E. Cohk
    Skin E. Cohk Vor 6 Tage

    Alexander won

  • ThatGuy Man
    ThatGuy Man Vor 7 Tage

    0:31 Alexander is the Andrew luck of epic rap battles

  • fizz
    fizz Vor 7 Tage

    The flow at the start of zachs part
    Hey fella, swell *DISS*
    But now you got the Panhelli-*NIST* from pella hella *PISSED*
    Stepping up fool-*ISH* as well as use-*LESS*
    Little Vasilye-*VICH* let me spell out the *LIST*
    I Brought *FOES* to their *_knees_* in *PHOE-**_nicia_*
    Breeze throu gaza to giza
    Had the balkans
    Ir-*aq* and *Pak*-istan to my expansion *pack*

  • Theo Vance
    Theo Vance Vor 7 Tage +1

    Is that kane from c and c at 223

  • Obladi Oblada
    Obladi Oblada Vor 7 Tage +4

    Alexander probably has one of the greatest verses in erb history