Huns


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Huns

A nomadic people invading south-eastern Europe in the 4th century AD and building up an empire won through cavalry and archery tactics. They conquered the Visigoths, but their power disintegrated after the death of Attila.
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When the Huns lured the king into the great pit, he flung it away-- Procopius tells the story--nor was it ever found again, though the Emperor Anastasius offered five hundred-weight of gold pieces for it.
This may be so, for when the Magyars conquered the country in the eleventh century they found the Huns settled in it.
The legendary hosts of Goths and Huns, the hugest armies Asia has ever seen, would have been but a drop in that current.
Some talked of gray, bewhiskered hordes who were advancing with relentless curses and chewing tobacco with unspeakable valor; tremendous bodies of fierce soldiery who were sweeping along like the Huns.
No one but a nation of pirates, of ferocious and conscienceless huns, could have inaugurated such a campaign.