Attila the Hun

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Attila the Hun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
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Usage

In literature:

The Huns of Attila; 2.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 3" by Edward Gibbon
For, with a sudden start of revengeful indignation, young Attila the Hun turned to the boy emperor: "I will be no man's hostage," he cried.
"Historic Girls" by E. S. Brooks
After the death of Attila we hear little more of the Huns.
"Famous Men of the Middle Ages" by John H. Haaren
Attila died shortly after (453) from the bursting of a blood-vessel, and with his death the empire of the Huns ceased to exist.
"History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD" by Robert F. Pennell
The neighbourhood has never been a healthy one for the Huns since the days of Attila.
"Mr. Punch's History of the Great War" by Punch
AIGNAN, St., the bishop of Orleans, defended it against Attila and his Huns in 451.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
It is, for instance, quite possible that Attila, King of the Huns, passed and plundered Nuremberg, as they tell us.
"Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume V (of X)" by Various
Here figures also Justinian, the maker of the great Code; Mahomet, King Alfred, and even Attila the Hun.
"Watts (1817-1904)" by William Loftus Hare
With the death of Attila, the supremacy of the Huns vanished.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
The Huns of Attila; 2.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4" by Various
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In news:

Environment staff unsettled by ' Attila the Hun' talk after firing.
Environment staff unsettled by ' Attila the Hun ' talk after firing.
Americans not only think of business as warfare, borrowing from Sun-tzu, Musashi and Attila the Hun, they also dress for it.
"Attila the Hun died of a nose bleed on his wedding night," the 29-year-old Pearson says, still slightly amazed at the irony.
Environment staff unsettled by 'Attila the Hun ' talk after firing.
About 10 degrees right of Attila the Hun on most issues.
Twenty-one years ago, I reviewed the book Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun for Forbes.
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