Known as “Flagellum Dei,” or “scourge of God,” Attila the Hun was one of the most fearsome enemies the Romans ever faced.
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The Romans described the civilizations that lived beyond their borders as savage “barbarians,” but these ancient tribes were anything but primitive.
From an ancient Sumerian bulwark to the Berlin Wall, here are seven of history’s most influential manmade barriers.
Take a look back at six of the most damaging raids on the Eternal City.