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Definition of the noun attila the hun

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  1. king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)

Alternative definition of the noun attila the hun

proper noun

  1. A king of the tribes of Huns.
  2. A tyrant; a person characterized by ruthless aggressiveness.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of European Peoples (2006)

by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason

Attila the Hun is the most famous leader of all the ancient invaders of Europe. ORIGINS The genetic makeup of the Huns is uncertain. A tribe in western China in the second and first centuries B.C.E., who had migrated there from central Asia in ...

Google previewThe Silk Road Encyclopedia (2016)

by Su-il Jeong

Various stories about Attila the Hun appeared in the literature of England, France, Germany, and other European countries from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Barbarian Europe (2003)

Society in Transformation by Michael Frassetto

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Google previewThe Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions (2003)

by Martin H. Manser, David Pickering

Attila the Hun (a ̆tila ̆) Nickname for someone who behaves in a barbaric, cruel , and destructive manner. The historical Attila the Hun (A.D. c. 406–453) was the leader of the Huns, a nomadic people from central Asia who ravaged swaths of ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic History

Attila the Hun Athicus was a native of Armenia, spending many years as a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Byzantine Empire (2004)

by Jennifer Lawler

Attila the Hun Attalus remained with the Goths, traveling with them to Gaul. In 4¡4, Constantius III, a general under Honorius, instituted aggressive military action against the Goths. Ataulf, then king of the Goths, proclaimed Attalus emperor for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Time (2009)

Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture by H. James Birx

—61 Attila the Hun (c.

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Small photo of A mosaic depicting the Sword of God, the legendary weapon of Attila the Hun. Outer wall of the Hungarian Pavillion in the Giardini, Venice Italy. In Hungarian the legend is called az Isten kardja.Small photo of ROME, ITALY - DECEMBER 14, 2016: Chalk model with Pope Leo I stopping the invader Attila the Hun, group by Algardi (XVII century) from Oratory of St. Philip Neri main hall. More...

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