By Simon MacDowall,Peter Dennis

The conflict of the Catalaunian Fields observed colossal, strong empires sq. up in a clash that was once to form the process Eurasian heritage eternally. For regardless of the Roman victory, the Roman Empire wouldn't live on for greater than 15 years following the conflict, when the Huns, shattered and demoralized, could meet their downfall opposed to a coalition of German tribes quickly after. This ebook, utilizing revealing bird’s-eye-views of the plains of Champagne and unique illustrations of the opposing warriors in the middle of determined wrestle, describes the battling on the Catalaunian Fields and divulges the wider crusade of Hunnic incursion that led as much as it. Drawing at the most recent examine, Simon MacDowall unearths the stunning depth and appalling casualties of the conflict, when assessing the broader value and results of the campaign.

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