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The world of the Huns : studies in their history and culture

Author: Otto Maenchen-Helfen
Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1973.
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Named Person: Attila; Attila; Attila
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Otto Maenchen-Helfen
ISBN: 0520015967 9780520015968
OCLC Number: 801712
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: xxix, 602 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Literary evidence. Demonization ; Equations ; Ammianus Marcellinus ; Cassiodorus, Jordanes --
History. From the Don to the Danube ; The Huns at the Danube ; The invasion of Asia ; Uldin ; Charaton ; Octar and Ruga ; Attila ; Attila's kingdom ; The Huns in Italy ; Collapse and aftermath ; The first Gotho-Hunnic war ; The second Gotho-Hunnic war ; The end --
Economy. Camels ; Hunnic agriculture? ; Housing ; Income in gold ; Trade ; Silk ; Wine --
Society. Aristocracy ; Slaves --
Warfare. General characteristics ; Horses ; Bows and arrows ; Swords ; Lances ; The lasso ; Armor ; Huns in the Roman army --
Religion. The Huns and Christianity ; Seers and shamans ; Divine kingship? ; Strava ; The sacred sword ; Masks and amulets ; Eidola --
Art. Gold diadems ; Cauldrons ; Mirrors ; Personal ornaments --
Race. The Hsiung-nu ; Europoids in East Asia --
Language. Speculations about the language of the Huns ; Transcriptions ; Etymologies ; Germanized and Germanic names ; Iranian names ; Turkish names ; Names of undetermined origin ; Hybrid names ; Tribal names ; Conclusions --
Early Huns in Eastern Europe --
Appendixes. The chronicle of 452 ; Armenian sources ; Figures in Olympiodorus ; The alleged loss of Pannonia Prima in 395 ; Religious motifs in Hunnic art? --
Background: the Roman Empire at the time of the Hunnic invasions / by Paul Alexander.
Responsibility: by Otto J. Maenchen-Helfen ; edited by Max Knight.

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