The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome / Christopher Kelly.

Other titles
  • Attila the Hun
  • 1st American ed.
  • New York : W.W. Norton & Company 2010
Physical description
x, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • 9780393338492
  • 0393338495
  • Originally published: Attila the Hun : barbarian terror and the fall of the Roman Empire. London : Bodley Head, 2008.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-330) and index.
  • <> Strava of Attila the Hun -- Before Attila First contact The axis of evil A backward steppe Romans and barbarians How the West was won -- Huns and Romans. A tale of two cities War on three fronts Brothers in arms Fighting for Rome Shock and awe Barbarians at the gates The price of peace -- Dinner with Attila Mission impossible Close encounters Eating with the enemy What the historian saw Truth and dare End game -- The failure of empire Hearts and minds The bride of Attila Taking sides The fog of war The last retreat Endings Reputations
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • English


  • Presents an account of Attila the Hun as a political threat to Rome, reframing the warrior king as a political strategist and describing how a dedicated opponent dealt the empire defeats from which it would never recover.

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British School at Athens: British School Library F 499.9
University of Cambridge Libraries: Cambridge Union Society: Main Library 937 KEL
University of Cambridge Libraries: Christ's College Library: Floor 1 D141.K45 2009
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 1 937.09 ATT/KEL
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 937.09 KEL
University of Oxford Libraries: Sackler Library: Ground Floor 466 K. 42
University of Oxford Libraries: Continuing Education Library 937 KEL
UCL Library Services: UCL Main Library ANCIENT HISTORY R 19 KEL