Hun

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Hun

a member of any of several Asiatic nomadic peoples speaking Mongoloid or Turkic languages who dominated much of Asia and E Europe from before 300 bc, invading the Roman Empire in the 4th and 5th centuries ad
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The Hunnish heroes in full skirts with whips stalk the countryside outside Budapest--at any rate they do if you visit the Lazlor brothers.
Babcock also suggests that the character of Hogni may have been based on the Roman general Aetius--apparently because both when young had been hostages at the Hunnish court.
Believing from this that Aetius would die and thinking this outcome worth the risk to his own personal safety and the security of the Hunnish empire, Attila ignored the warnings and prepared his warriors for all-out combat.