Attila the Hun—Scourge of God
Lecture no. 12 from the course: The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Considered both a great leader and a merciless conqueror, Attila the Hun has captured the popular imagination for centuries. Conclude your examination of the Huns with the story of Attila, from his rise to power to his death, including the royal marriage proposal that ultimately led to the ravaging of western Europe.