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Description - The Huns by E.A. Thompson

This is a history of the Huns in Europe from their first attacks on the Goths north of the Black Sea to the collapse of their central European empire after the death of the legendary Attila. In the only connected narrative account of the rise and fall of the Huns in English, Professor Thompson reconstructs their campaigns in detail from disparate and often fragmentary sources. In the process, there emerges a clear picture of their dramatic successes, and failures, against the non--Roman peoples of central and eastern Europe, and of their many invasions of the eastern and western halves of the Roman Empire.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631214434
ISBN-10: 0631214437
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 154mm x 18mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - E.A. Thompson

E. A. Thompson was Professor of Classics at the University of Nottingham from 1948--1979. His previous books include A History of Attila and The Huns, The Early Germans, The Goths in Spain, Romans and Barbarians and Who was St Patrick? The Huns includes a revised afterword by Peter Heather, Lecturer of Ancient History at University College London. Professor Thompson died in 1994.

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