Guest Blog: The Coming of the Huns!
For anyone interested in the Byzantine Empire or history in general, you should check out part one of my two part guest blog over at Robert Horvat’s The History of the Byzantine Empire!
I was fortunate enough to write about this subject, one I’m fairly interested in myself. It’s a little different than what I tend to post here (for now!), but it’s well worth the read!
Ah, the Huns!
In history, we often recall the civilized empires that brought upon the foundations of society. We think of the incredible “socially correct” Romans, the Greeks, the Assyrians. But what is the word we recall when we think of the nomadic warriors of the Huns? Barbaric.
In this post, we’ll go through the entire history of the barbaric civilization that terrorized such “advanced” societies throughout their existence. Deep within Eastern Europe and Central Asia lived the nomadic Huns, a military powerhouse that were unpredictable thanks in part to a lack of societal organization. But, in order to understand their height of power, we have to go back to square one.
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