The World of the Huns: Studies in Their History and Culture

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1973 - Biography & Autobiography - 602 pages
An extensive study of the origins and culture of the mysterious Huns and the civilizations affected by their invasions
 

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As other reviewers have pointed the erudition is marvelous but the work was unfinished at the author's death. The book could certainly have used his hand to complete it. The first part of the ... Read full review

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Is there another scholar capable of producing this wonderful piece of scholarship? Maenchen-Helfen dedicated his career to the topic, and was fluent in the relevant primary languages necessary to ... Read full review

Contents

History
18
Economy
169
Society
190
Warfare
201
VI
259
VII
297
29B Gold earrings from KaraAgach central Kazakhstan From IAK
305
Hunnic bronze cauldron from a lake Desa Oltenia region Rumania
312
Language
376
Names of Undetermined Origin
412
Hybrid Names
422
Conclusions
433
Early Huns in Eastern Europe
444
Appendixes
456
The Roman Empire at the Time
464
Index
579

Bronze cauldron from Verkhnii Konets Komi ASSR From Hampel
318
Race
358

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