The Huns Weapons

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The Huns have a very violent history filled with conquest and destruction. The Huns were from around Mongolia, which is just north of China. When they invaded Europe, they settled in Hungary. Hungary is in central Europe, to the east of Austria. The Huns were fierce warriors with new battle tactics. The Huns became a main reason for the cause for the fall of Rome, the invasions they led into Europe caused the other tribes to move into Roman territory. In 370 AD, the huns invaded Europe. Attila was born in 406 AD, in present day Hungary. He was the only ruler to ever completely unify the Huns. Attila’s political and military skills are what held the empire together. He also attacked the eastern and western Roman empire, and he was a feared…show more content…
The Hunnish empire had a great military that used tactics that had not been seen in Europe before. They rode on horses to fight, and they did not have siege equipment or any infantry. The huns prefered shooting their bows from a distance, and only wanted to come in close to finish off their enemy. The huns also used chariots with two wheels that were drawn by two or three horses. They used composite bows which were between fifty-five and sixty-three inches in length. The bottom of the bow was shorter than the top of the bow, meaning it was not symmetrical. The bow was still used by Hungarians until the late fifteenth century. The huns also used short daggers, Iranian curved swords, maces, pickaxes, and they had a small shield made of wood covered with…show more content…
“‘Just as you see the boiling river here on this side getting shallow gradually,’ the centaur said, ‘I would also have you know that on the other side the riverbed sinks deeper more and more until it reaches the deepest meeting place where tyrants moan: it is there that Heaven’s justice strikes its blow against Attila, known as the scourge of the earth, against Pyrrhus and Sextus; forever.’” In this level of the inferno, there is a river of boiling blood, and the amount of one’s body that is placed in the boiling blood is determined by the level of their sin. If they were very evil, they would be covered up like Attila, but if their sini was not as serious, they would only have their feet covered, Attila is seen in this level of the inferno because he did not believe in God, and he was a tyrant. The huns also helped the Roman empire end. This is huge in history because the Roman empire had lasted for a thousand years and is even included in the Bible. The huns also conquered a lot of land and brought a new fighting style to the
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