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Feast of Attila


Karen Barrett-Wilt
by Fine Arts in Hungary
published on 24 September 2014
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Feast of Attila by Mor Than, 1870 CE, now in the Hungarian National Gallery. In this scene, visitors stand before Attila and his guests, singing songs that they have composed. Attila in at the center of the composition, it is thought that the man to his left is his son, and the women at the top of the composition are his wives. Priscus, who wrote "Byzantine History" from which this scene comes, sits on the right holding a book.

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Hungary, F. A. I. (2014, September 24). Feast of Attila. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Hungary, Fine A. I. "Feast of Attila." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 24, 2014.

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Hungary, Fine A. I. "Feast of Attila." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Sep 2014. Web. 08 Mar 2021.

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