Attila the Hun

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  • The Success Of Attila The Hun

    Wherever this man went, destruction and ruin left a path behind him. He was called the “Scourge of God” but most commonly known as Attila the Hun . Attila lived from 406 CE to 453 CE , and most of his battles took place in or around the Roman Empire. Some view Attila the Hun as unsuccessful and unable to finish his military goals and conquests, but Attila’s strategies in military made him successful, as well as the influence his upbringing, reputation, and appearance had on the people. Attila the Hun was an unsuccessful leader because we was unable to finish his military goals and conquests. In 452, Attila the Hun invaded Northern Italy, but spared Rome because of the diplomacy of Pope Leo I and because his troops were in rough shape. Attila…

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  • The Huns: Attila The Hun And The Fall Of Rome

    this determined choice of mine, the Huns. According to historian Kelly, Christopher (specializes in Roman Empire, classical studies at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, The End of Empire: Attila the Hun & the Fall of Rome, W.W.Norton & Company, 2010) the Huns were a separate nomadic (nomadic means people who live by traveling from place to…

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  • Essay On The Leadership Secrets Of Attila The Hun

    book I chose for my leadership essay is The Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun by Wess Roberts, P. This book was recommended to me by a former Ohio State University Military science professor Ret. LTC Mike Lear. Through the ages Attila the Hun has been branded as a barbarian that just leaded from fear and concurred by destroying every living thing in his path. That is far from the truth. Attila was a skilled leader that instilled many of what we would concise modern value into his Chieftain…

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  • Barbarians: Attila The Hun

    stands out among the rest. The Huns. They started out as seemingly harmless nomadic peoples that craved the art of plundering, but with the coming of a merciless new ruler, nothing would ever be the same. The name of this blood-thirsty ruler is non other than Attila the Hun. Known to his adversaries as “the scourge of god”(bos5), Attila… Attila became one of the greatest conqueror of the ancient world because of the barbaric nature of his people, how he comes to power, and the great empires he…

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  • Comparing Alexander The Great And Attila The Hun

    Cole seeley Hour.4 “Is it better to be feared or loved” Did you know the most successful rulers have been Loved by their subjects? Well if you said yes you're right. Looking back into history examples of the most dominant rulers out the following Alexander the Great and attila the Hun they all had a name to be praised for. They were all powerful and conquering and accomplished much achievement in their specific era of reign. This Goes to show why being loved as a ruler is better rather than…

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  • Why Did The Huns Change

    Although the Huns originated in the region of Mongolia, they still tended to digress through the European country fighting other Europeans. While the Huns lived in a hunting and gathering type of society, they often had intelligent tactics. For example, the Huns were victorious at Adrianopolis in 378. After their win, they began to concur that horses paved their way to victory. But, sometimes the Huns were inept when they came upon military tactics. After what the Huns discovered using the…

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  • Billiard Ball Effect On Roman Culture

    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).…

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  • Why Did Julius Caesar Conquer Germania Superior?

    Such an army can be considered unbeatable, but the Huns – who were “a confederation of warrior bands” – will try to march against them, only to find themselves getting the unavoidable defeat. The defeat is devastating, and the Huns, realized the power of the opponent they are fighting, will need to compromise. Under the ruling of Attila and Bleda, the Huns sets peacful terms with the Romans, in which they insist on helping the Empire with their conquest in trade for lands and peace. The Romans,…

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  • Violence In The Middle Ages Essay

    Christianity and Catholicism was quite popular and at a large scale throughout the middle ages. One of the main evidence of violence was due to the several religious movements during this time. A huge amount of war was also created since the struggle between several nations for power was extreme as they wished to gain more land to succeed to have more power however the only way to achieve this was through invasion. These powerful groups of violence consisted of The Barbarians. The Barbarian…

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  • Fall Of The Han And Roman Empire

    relationship with the nomads always had a chance of dangerous raids. In western Rome, Germanic invasions led to a downfall in most of western Rome. Furthermore, the western Roman empire faced low funds for defense and trouble finding patriotic soldiers. As well, a notable group of invaders in China were the Xiongnu who even created the Sino-Xiongnu Wars between 133 BCE to 89 CE. The Chinese and the Xiongnu fought in an important area of the silk road: the western regions of China. Han ended…

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