ANCIENT WARRIORS: THE HUNS
Without warning they appeared one day in the east. An unknown tribe from an unknown land. Masters of the horse and the bow they struck as swiftly as an arrow, robbing, burning, killing, passing over the land like locusts. In the 5th century AD they swept across the plains of Europe to the gates of Rome itself. The horsemen of the apocalypse. The Huns.
Ancient Warriors – The Series
There have been countless warring civilizations thought history, from the Aztecs to the Samurai, Vikings, Ninjas, Huns and more. First shown on The Discovery Channel, this series traces the rise of major fighting cultures by exploring the motivations of ancient soldiers and their leaders. Viewers learn of the visions these warriors sought to impose on the world, and how they lived, fought, trained, and finally died.
Running time: 24 mins
Originally broadcast on Discovery Channel