Attila the Hun


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Noun1.Attila the Hun - king of the HunsAttila the Hun - king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
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452 Italy invaded by Attila the Hun 1779 Admiral Horatio Nelson and Captain Thomas Hardy on HMS Foudroyant set sail against Spanish fleet.
Historically, he was best remembered for having persuaded Attila the Hun, known as "The Scourge of God," not to attack Rome in the year 452.
From the amphitheaters of Arles and Nimes to the battlefield of Chalons (where Flavius Aetius defeated Attila the Hun) Bijan Omrani?
Adinosaur skeleton, a mummy, and Attila the Hun probably won't come to life like in Ben Stiller's film but there'll be plenty of fun when the ninth national Museums at Night festival starts on Wednesday.
But it's really too early to despair over what this home-grown version of Attila the Hun will do.
Larry heads for the British capital with his son Nick (Skyler Gisondo) and several stowaways: eodore Roosevelt (the late Robin Williams), cowboy Jedediah (Owen Wilson), Roman general Octavius (Steve Coogan), Attila the Hun (Patrick Gallagher), interpreter Sacagawea (Mizuo Peck), a Neanderthal called Laa (Stiller again) and Dexter the capuchin monkey.
Larry heads for the British capital with his son Nick (Skyler Gisondo) and several stowaways: Theodore Roosevelt (the late Robin Williams), cowboy Jedediah (Owen Wilson), Roman general Octavius (Steve Coogan), Attila the Hun (Patrick Gallagher), interpreter Sacagawea (Mizuo Peck), a Neanderthal called Laa (Stiller again) and Dexter the capuchin monkey.
Larry heads for the British capital with his son Nick (Skyler Gisondo) and several stowaways: Theodore Roosevelt (Robin Williams), cowboy Jedediah (Owen Wilson), Roman general Octavius (Steve Coogan), Attila the Hun (Patrick Gallagher), interpreter Sacagawea (Mizuo Peck), a Neanderthal called Laa (Stiller again) and Dexter the capuchin monkey.
Many of the people who read this column and comment online appear to believe that I'm somewhere to the right of Attila the Hun. I'm not, and the data show that I'm not.
CT also comes out with that old chestnut: "Well, would you prefer to have Putin, Assad, Attila the Hun (or whoever) as your head of state?" That's the whole point, though, isn't it?
He also loves operas by Verdi and Mozart, and enjoys singing in roles like Don Giovanni, a notorious seducer, and Attila the Hun, who falls into an ill-fated love with a woman who is an enemy.