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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For instance, when Attila the Hun invaded and conquered the Roman Empire in 406 BC, he set free the vanquished soldiers and charioteers who were wounded, sick, and exhausted.
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.
Belafonte's lawyer Grace Jamra claimed it was Mel who was harmful to the children, saying: "Mother Theresa doesn't marry Attila The Hun.
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.
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?
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.
He tells these stories with verve and zeal, refurbishing the ancient past by passing it through a filter of modern catchphrases (he calls Attila the Hun a "holy terror"), yet all is done with respect.
Their latest discovery is the final resting place of Attila the Hun, the high king who cut a swathe from his homeland in Eastern Europe all the way to France and nearly toppled the Roman Empire.