Billiard Ball Effect On Roman Culture

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Attila the Hun, the Scourge of God, was one of the most feared men to have ever been known by the Roman Empire. The nomadic tribe he lead pillaged their way across Europe, leaving destruction in their wake. The Huns were one of the most influential people in the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The Romans viewed the Huns as primitive, barbaric, and perverse. In reality, the Huns were quite skilled and intelligent people; their fighters were talented horsemen and skilled with a bow (Mark). They were more than violent vagabonds. Like the Romans, they were polygamous. From Mongolia, their militaristic society plundered and pillaged their way across Europe, prompting the Migration Period in the third century (Mark). A billiard ball effect took

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