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.