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Attila: A Barbarian King and the Fall of Rome The name Attila the Hun has become a byword for barbarism, savagery and violence His is a truly household name, but what do we really know about the man himself, his position in history and the world in which he lived This riveting biography reveals the man behind the myth In the yearsAD the fate of Europe hung upon the actions of one man, Attila, king of the Huns The decaying Roman empire still stood astride the Western World, from its twin capitals of Rome and Constantinople, but it was threatened by a new force, the much feared Barbarian hordes It was Attila who united the Barbarian tribes into a single, amazingly effective army He launched two violent attacks against the eastern and western halves of the Roman empire, attacks which earned him his reputation for mindless devastation, and brought an end to Rome s pre eminence in Europe Attila was coarse, capricious, arrogant, ruthless and brilliant An illiterate and predatory tribal chief, he had no interest in administration, but was a wily politician, who, from his base in the grasslands of Hungary, used secretaries and ambassadors to bring him intelligence on his enemies He was a leader whose unique qualities made him supreme among tribal leaders, but whose weaknesses ensured the collapse of his empire after his death

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  • Attila: A Barbarian King and the Fall of Rome
  • John Man
  • 13 November 2017
  • 0593052919

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