Tag: Danube

  • 13. The Apostle of Noricum

    13. The Apostle of Noricum

    The life and times of Saint Severinus c. 450 to c. 482 CE “At the time of the death of Attila, confusion reigned in the two Pannonias and the other borderlands of the Danube. Then Severinus, the most holy servant of God, came from the east to the marches of Noricum, and tarried in a…

  • 11. Beyond the River

    Priscus’ embassy to Atilla. 448 CE In the spring, a diplomatic mission set out from Constantinople for discussions with Atilla the Hun. One of the men on the trip later wrote out his experience in one of the most detailed accounts of life among the Huns. This episode condenses the writing of Priscus of Panion,…

  • 8. Attila Invictus

    The Huns Part III 435 to 446 CE The scourge of God rises from the Hunnic horde.  The Romans have to deal with him while also facing earthquake, flood, and plague.  Straight up not having a good time, bro. Map of the Roman road network. Another map of the geography of the Balkans “The Britons”…

  • 7. All the Sun Shines Upon

    The Huns Part II 395 to 435 CE Contact with the Roman world changes the Huns, as prosperity creates politics. A series of chiefs and warlords set the stage for their most famous ruler. Map of Roman Provinces “The Britons” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/