How The Word ‘Goth’ Evolved Throughout The Ages

In a Ted Ed Lesson animated by Miguel Otálora and Jorge Jaramillo, educator Dan Adams explains the history of the word “goth” and its evolution from being a word completely descriptive of barbarians (Visigoth, Ostrogoth), the events in 1550 and 1764 that changed the connotation of the word and the modern use of the word.