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"Dining With Attila the Hun, 448 AD" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2019 11:19 a.m. PST

"In the fourth and fifth centuries an invasion of nomadic tribes exploded out of the steppes of Central Asia into Europe throwing the Roman Empire into disarray and eventually destroying it. The Huns arrived in Europe around 370 and settled in modern-day Hungary. Their appearance forced the resident Visigoths, Ostrogoths and other Germanic tribes to move westward and southward and into direct confrontation with the Roman Empire.

Fierce fighters and superb horseman, the Huns struck fear into both the German tribes and the Romans. Writing at the end of the fourth century, the Roman historian Ammianus Marcellinus described the Huns as the most barbarous of Rome's enemies:…"
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Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2019 1:37 p.m. PST

Very compelling. Thanks Tango.

USAFpilot12 Oct 2019 5:45 p.m. PST

Interesting that Attila didn't adorn himself like a king with gold and silver, but looked more the the common soldier in appearance. Reminds me of Grant.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 2:38 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)

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