Attila Essays

  • Attila The Hun

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    Attila the Hun is known as one of the most ferocious leaders of ancient times. He was given the nickname “Scourge God” because of his ferocity. During the twentieth century, “Hun” was one of the worst name you could call a person, due to Attila. The Huns were a barbaric and savage group of people, and Attila, their leader, was no exception. He was the stereotypical sacker of cities and killer of babies. The Huns lasted long after their disappearance in mythology and folklore, as the bad guy. Generally

  • Attila, King Of the Huns

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    Attila, King Of Huns The Huns were a nomadic, multiracial and multilingual group of tribes from the European side of the Urals or from Turkic or Asiatic descent. Their warriors would lead the women who made their homes in skin covered chariots. These chariots were overrun with and whatever the warriors would plunder from villages they sacked. They ate raw meat that they made tough by carrying in pouches between their legs or between the flanks of their horses. The weapons that the Huns used were

  • Attila the Hun

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    Attila the Hun Although he reigned no more than 20 years as king of the Huns, the image of Attila in history and in the popular imagination is based upon two aggressive military campaigns in the last two years of his life which threatened to dramatically redirect the development of Western Europe. Attila and his brother succeeded their uncle as leaders of the Huns in 434, with Attila in the junior position until his brother’s death 12 years later. History has it that Attila killed him or

  • Attila The Hun: One Of Historys Great Leaders

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    When one hears the name, Attila the Hun, one tends to think of him in such a negative way. Contrary to this popular belief, Attila the Hun was not a barbarian, but one of history's great leaders. The Hun kingdom was in modern-day Hungry. The Huns were a Turkish-speaking nomadic people. Attila and his brother Belda succeeded their uncle as leaders of the Huns in 434 A.D. Attila was in the junior role, until his brother's death 12 years later. It is often said that Attila murdered Belda to obtain the

  • How Did Attila Return To Power

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    Attila the Hun, one of history’s most successful barbarian leaders and often referred to as the “Scourge of God”. Attila was a ruthless and brutal leader who acquired power through blood and destruction. Attila kept many advisors and would often try to maintain his power by more conventional means such as trade, marriage or diplomacy, but more often than not, he would always return to what he knew best. When in doubt, Attila would kill and destroy. Attila would terrorize Asia, Eastern Europe, the

  • Book Review Leadership Secrets Of Attila The Hun

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    Book Review Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun By: Wes Roberts Roberts starts the book out with his Author's notes here he describes how he came about the topic of the book and where he got his information. He then moves on the preface where he explains a little about leadership and how it is incorporated throughout the book in relation to Attila the Hun. The next part of the book Roberts calls the introduction. Here he gives you some history about the Huns and how they rose to power.

  • Leadership Secrets Of Attila The Hun By Wess Roberts

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    Leadership Secrets Of Attila The Hun – Wess Roberts Attila the Hun throughout history has been portrayed as a ferocious ugly little tyrant. The book describes leadership as the privilege to have the responsibility to direct the actions of others in carrying out the purposes of the organization, at varying levels of authority and with accountability for both successful and failed endeavors. Attila’s nation has long died out, and he is a most questionable role model for anyone to follow. However

  • Ferenc Farkas

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    Kolozsvár from 1941 to 1944 and also served as its director during his last year there. In 1949 Farkas was appointed Professor of Composition at the Budapest Academy of Music, a post which he held until his retirement in 1975. His pupils included Attila Bozay, Axolt Durkó, György Kurtág, György Ligeti, Emil Petrovics, Sándor Szokolay and many other prominent Hungarian composers. In 1950, Ferenc Farkas was awarded the highest Hungarian government decoration for artistic merit, the Kossuth Prize

  • Atilla the Hun and Genghiz Khan

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    1. Attila the Hun, Genghiz Khan, and Tamerlane share the same reputation of brutal, blood-thirsty barbarians who were after nothing more (or less) but the destruction of the so-called civilized world. Do they deserve this reputation or a case can be made in defense of one or all of these leaders? Attila the Hun Attila the Hun and his brother Bleda became “joint leader” of the empire after their father Mundzuk was supposedly killed by his brother, who took over the empire but was exiled because they

  • The Hun: The Rise And Fall Of Attila The Huns

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    Attila the Hun, in his time, served as the leader of the Hunnic people known as the Huns. During his reign, beginning from 434-453 CE, he ruled over the Hunnic Empire and came to be one of the most well-known barbarians of his time. Throughout his lifetime, Attila faced a number of obstacles and feats that forged him into the vicious, murderous person he grew to be. The Huns were a society of people who traveled from place to place. They are said to have originated from Eastern Europe and Central

  • The Huns Tactics

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    The Huns were one of the most feared groups at the time as they as a group under the command of Attila the Hun, conquered almost all of Europe. Attila was seen as a vicious beast by the Church, a savage barbarian commander by the Romans but he was more than that. This essay will argue that the Huns can be credited for having no political opposition which left him unchallenged in Eastern Roman lands, achieving a formidable reputation; and finally, their tactics used in battle were unmatched against

  • Heroes are Seen Everywhere, Just Where?

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    Batman saves Gotham City from the Joker and is the hero, but we can also be heroes with our everyday actions. True we may not have super abilities like Batman, but we all are some kind of hero. Heroes are selfless when the time is needed, and heroes think about completing what they are doing with full determination. Heroes are everywhere, being everyday people just like you and me. A hero can be an everyday person, like Miss. Riley, a teacher; a hero can be a fictional character, like Polyphemus

  • A Nation of Grinders by David Brooks

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    Booker T. Washington once reminiscently wrote, "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome" (Washington). Washington's conviction that success is to be defined by tenacity and achievements throughout one's lifetime directly corroborates David Brooks's credence that success derives from a sound work ethic and perseverance as demonstrated in his article, "A Nation of Grinders." The speaker, who is typified as philosophical

  • Mulan Movie Reflection

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    The movie Mulan tells the story of the legendary Chinese woman warrior, Fa Mulan. In the Disney movie, Mulan is the only child of a disabled veteran. When the Huns invade from the north, the Chinese Emperor sets a conscription saying that every family must provide a son to be a soldier in the Chinese army. Fearing for her father’s life, as he is the only man in the house, Mulan runs away and joins the army in his place, even though it is against the law for her to do so. She almost fails in her mission

  • Cruelty, Curiosity And Compassion In Dante's Inferno

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    strikes its blow against Attila” (180:132-133). Attila the chieftain of the Huns was once described as “Barbarian Terror” (Whitby 344). Attila was the ruler of hordes in Europe, his rule was short but his tyranny lasted. “The fact that Attila stamped his authority very extensively across central Europe in less than a decade is an impressive achievement” (Whitby 344). Attila was chosen to represent the seventh circle of hell due to the cruelty he caused during his life, “Attila was a man of action whose

  • Frankenstein Visits Utopia

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    Introduction “I HAD DESIRED IT WITH AN ARDOR THAT FAR EXCEEDED MODERATION; BUT NOW THAT I HAD FINISHED, THE BEAUTY OF THE DREAM VANISHED, AND BREATHLESS HORROR AND DISGUST FILLED MY HEART.” This statement by Mary Shelley, from the story Frankenstein, reflects the passions of men to pursue dreams, despite the often imminent consequences of their actions. In Thomas More’s Utopia, the reader experiences a similar tension for an uncertain place called Utopia. This place is described by a visitor

  • Dracula's Origin: An Unexpected Adventure

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    could not see himself, he found this awkward. Two minutes later someone walked into the room and it was Attila. Everyone knew Attila, but Attila did not look normal he had pale skin and sharp teeth, with bright red lips that looked like blood, his nails was so sharp like a werewolf. “Hello, my new Dracula I have been waiting for this moment for years, and finally that day has come, shouted Attila! Daniel was not a mortal, now he was immortal and he was a vampire. He did not see the changes at first

  • Barbarian Invasions

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    economic problems, flaws in the military, and barbarian invasions. One reason the Roman Empire fell was because it was suffering from major economic problems. For instance, they relied heavily on Some particularly bad invasions were led by Attila. Attila led an army of Huns into the Roman Empire. These attacks weakened the Roman empire. A second reason why barbarian invasions brought down the empire was because towns that were attacked multiple times lost their ability to produce wealth. This

  • Why Did I Choose St Leo

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    I chose Saint Leo because he was a warrior and had protected our church many times. He helped better the world by protecting the church throughout his 21 years as Pope against forces that were far more superior than the armies back then. For those acts he was declared doctor of the church in 1754. This is why he was the first Pope ever to be given the title Great he was well deserving of this title. Saint Leo was born in Tuscany Italy in 400. He was born to a noble Roman family and was a very

  • Song Of The Nibelungen Poem Analysis

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    Lesson 3 Essay The "Song of the Nibelungen" is a historical German epic written by an unknown poet circa 1205. This epic has been used as a tool throughout the ages to inspire many Germans to act on various events. Furthermore, the tension between Germanic warrior culture and courtly culture presents itself through the epic. This tension manifests itself in the themes and characters throughout the epic. Later on, the role the Nibelungelied played in the German nationalistic movement was to give the