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The Huns

These Hardy Warriors From the East Brought Terror and Death on Their Shaggy Ponies

The Huns were a nomadic people whose origins are still very much a mystery. They can probably trace their origin in central Asia and it is known that they made their home there for a considerable lenght of time before being forced to move towards the West by another warlike tribe. They first make their presence known in Europe near the end of the Fourth Century. At this time, they began to push the Goths from their homelands north of the Black Sea by applying their aggressive military tactics. These included the use of fast, hard-hitting cavalrymen and excellent horsemanship.


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