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Attila The scourge of God

Francis Owen

Attila The scourge of God

based on the memoirs of Priscus and other literary and historical sources plus a little imagination

by Francis Owen

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Published by Greig Printing & Stationery in Westlock, Alta .
Written in English


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Statementby Francis Owen.
The Physical Object
Pagination116, [2] p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18135390M


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It is a book about two great men, Attila, King of the Huns and Flavius Aetius one of the great Roman Generals, friends, who turn into bitter enemies. The book is set in the early 5th century. The German tribes are overrunning the Western parts of the Roman Empire.

Nothing and no /5(7). The Scourge of God discusses the facts, myths, and legends surrounding the lives, deaths and conquests of Attila and Genghis Khan, examining the historical record and the way in which their legacies were shaped, all in an attempt to separate fact from fiction/5(4).

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For these so called 'Huns' now have a new leader. And his name is Attila - 'the Scourge of God'. Thus begins a saga of warfare, lust and power which brought the whole of the Christian world to its knees, and was only ended in blood on the fields of France.

It is a story of two men - Attila the Hun and Aetius the Roman/5. Attila becomes corrupted by power, while Aetius is ennobled by it.

Ross Laidlaw's masterful portrayal of these two figures is based on his extensive knowledge of the period and is written in a narrative style that vividly evokes the brutality, decadence and desperation of this fascinating time in European history/5. It is a book about two great men, Attila, King of the Huns and Flavius Aetius one of the great Roman Generals, friends, who turn into bitter enemies.

The book is set in the early 5th century. The German tribes are overrunning the Western parts of the Roman Empire. Nothing and no /5(6). The Scourge of God: The Lives and Legacies of Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan. *Includes maps of Genghis Khan's and Attila's empires and pictures depicting the two men and other important people and places in their lives.

*Discusses legends and controversies surrounding the lives, deaths, and legacies of Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan/5(13). By AD, Attila, the ruler of the Huns, has become the continent's most powerful monarch, his reputation in battle earning him the title "The Scourge of God.". Anticipating an imminent attack by the Huns, Roman leaders negotiate with one of Attila's /5.

And his name is Attila - 'the Scourge of God.' Thus begins a saga of warfare, lust and power which brought the whole of the Christian world to its knees - and ended in blood on the fields of France.

It is a story of two men: Attila the Hun and Aetius the Roman.4/5(). The Latin statement Ego sum Attila flagellum Dei, which means I am Attila, the scourge of God, is said to have been first expressed inand is obviously Attila The scourge of God book a reference to Attila the other rulers regarded (by the West) as ‘barbarians,’ including Gaiseric and Genghis Khan, Attila the Hun has a bad reputation amongst : Dhwty.

There are two stories in the book, one for Attila as a young boy and one about Lucius, a roman/briton and for most of the book they are separate tales that only come together at the end and that's when it makes sense - before this I found all the ramblings involving Lucius 4/5().

Attila: The Scourge of God. AD, and the Roman Empire totters on the edge of the abyss. Already divided into two, the Imperium is looking dangerously vulnerable to her European rivals.

The huge /5(13). Nicknamed the Scourge of God, he challenged and nearly defeated book follows Jonas who is a Roman scribe in an envoy to Attila the Hun. Jonas meets Illana and Skilla. The former he falls in love with the latter becomes his nemesis. For a book titled after /5(2).

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His name is Attila - 'the Scourge of God'. Thus begins a saga of warfare, lust and power which brings the whole of the Christian world to its knees - and ends in blood on the fields of France.

It is a story of two men: Attila the Hun and Aetius the Roman.4/5(). His name is Attila - 'the Scourge of God'. Thus begins a saga of warfare, lust and power which brings the whole of the Christian world to its knees - and ends in blood on the fields of France. It is a story of two men: Attila the Hun and Aetius the Roman/5(K).

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Book Overview. After decades of assault by barbarian tribes, Rome is weakening and in danger of being overrun. By a.d. Attila, ruler of the Huns, has become Europe's most powerful monarch, his ferocity earning him the title "the Scourge of God.".

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There is no surviving first-hand account of Attila's appearance, but there is a possible second-hand source provided by Jordanes, who cites a description given by Priscus. He was a man born into the world to shake the nations, the scourge of all lands, who in some way terrified all mankind by the dreadful rumors noised abroad concerning : Mundzuk.

Attila: The Scourge of God by William Napier. A stunning historical novel - the first in an epic trilogy about the rise and fall of one of history's greatest dawn of the fifth century AD, and the Roman Empire totters on the edge of the abyss.

Deals with the rivalry between two great men whose friendship turns to enmity as one (Attila the Hun) becomes corrupted by power, while the other (Aetius) is ennobled by it. Attila, the scourge of God. Collection. Collection of book jackets.

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Attila, leader of the Huns, has become corrupted by power, while Aetius, last of the great Roman generals, has been ennobled by This work portrays these two figures and evokes the brutality, decadence and desperation of the last desperate struggles of the Roman Empire.

By AD, Attila, the ruler of the Huns, has become the continent's most powerful monarch, his reputation in battle earning him the title "The Scourge of God." Anticipating an imminent attack by the Huns, Roman leaders negotiate with one of Attila /5(4).

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Fortnite Chapter 2 STORY - NEW Theories YOU NEED TO KNOW. - Duration: Attila the Hun: one assumes that at the time there were rivals such as Attila the Welshman, Attila the Alaskan, perhaps - and Attila wanted to be clear that he was boss of his Germanic tribe and a Scourge of God good and proper, not some sissy from Cardiff or Anchorage.

“I will drink to Attila alone,” Bigilas said with sudden belligerence, “even though his Huns killed family I once had here. Or to Theodosius alone.

But it seems to me blasphemy for my comrades to raise their cups to both together when all know that the emperor of Rome is a god and Attila is only a man.” The group immediately fell silent. The Scourge of God (Roc, (It also had an impact on medieval times, the subject of the first three books.) “The Scourge of God” (Roc, $, pages) is the latest, and it confirms an unusual choice for Stirling, who built his reputation as an alternate history writer: That is, there’s been a major change that shifts history’s /5.Attila: The Scourge of God by Ross Laidlaw starting at $ Attila: The Scourge of God has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.