Eugene Delacroix Attila and his Hordes Overrun Italy and the Arts - detail, , Bibliotheque, Palais Bourbon, Paris. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Attila and his Hordes Overrun Italy and the Arts - detail by Eugene Delacroix.
Attila, more frequently referred to as Attila the Hun, was the ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in He was leader of the Hunnic Empire, which stretched from the Ural River to the Rhine River and from the Danube River to the Baltic Sea.
Atilla's tribe believed to originate from Mongolia in 209 BC. These were a non chinese tribe of Turkic origin, then known as the Xiongnu. The Xiongnu originally lived in the great northern loop of Yellow River, known today as Ordos in inner Mongolia.