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THE HUNS ATTACK
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The exact origin of the Huns is unknown.
Many people have their theories but for each theory we have three
anti-theories. For that reason, let's be vague and say that the
Huns came from beyond
the Volga River.
And here is the Volga River on
a map (yellow arrows:)
The Huns in a Nutshell
All in all, the Huns played a big part in history
from approximately 370 to 455. They were nomads and feared warriors.
So they kicked butt as they went and acquired thus great
wealth and a huge empire.
Famous king of the Huns was
map of Attila's
What happened AD
The Huns attack the
who implore the protection
of the Roman emperor of the East. The Goths are allowed to pass
the Danube, and to settle in the Roman provinces.
A war soon
breaks out between them and the Romans, and the emperor
Valens and his army are destroyed by them. They ravage the Roman
territories. The emperor Theodosius reduces them to
They retain settlements in Thrace and Asia Minor.
In 441, the Huns attacked the Eastern
And here is a map of the migration of
MIGRATION OF THE HUNS
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Roman Empire 5th Century: Routes of the Barbarian Invaders