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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This may be so, for when the Magyars conquered the country in the eleventh century they found the Huns settled in it.
No one but a nation of pirates, of ferocious and conscienceless huns, could have inaugurated such a campaign.
Then he would pass through the land of the Almains and the great Roman Empire, and so to the country of the Huns and of the Lithuanian pagans, beyond which lies the great city of Constantine and the kingdom of the unclean followers of Mahmoud.
The legendary hosts of Goths and Huns, the hugest armies Asia has ever seen, would have been but a drop in that current.
The Hun smiled in his relief, passed a cheery word with his lieutenant, and then scanned the broad plain with his field glasses.
I dare say that I could throw myself over a precipice, like the Hun in the history books, if my courage to do it were questioned, and yet it would surely be pride and fear, rather than courage, which would be my inspiration.