Attila

Attila

by John Man
     
 
The name of Attila the Hun is a byword for barbarism, savagery and violence. But what do we really know about the man who brought down the Roman Empire, and whose own weaknesses ensured the collapse of his empire after his death? This riveting biography reveals the man behind the myth.

Overview

The name of Attila the Hun is a byword for barbarism, savagery and violence. But what do we really know about the man who brought down the Roman Empire, and whose own weaknesses ensured the collapse of his empire after his death? This riveting biography reveals the man behind the myth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780593052914
Publisher:
Transworld Publishers Limited
Publication date:
04/26/2005
Pages:
389
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author

John Man is a historian and travel writer with a special interest in Mongolia. His Gobi: Tracking the Desert was the first book on the subject in English since the 1920s. He is also the author of The Atlas of the Year 1000; Alpha Beta (on the roots of the Roman alphabet), The Gutenberg Revolution and Genghis Khan.

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