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In the time of Attila

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Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Attila, d. 453 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis Rolt-Wheeler, illustrated by Frank T. Merrill.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.R661 In
    The Physical Object
    Pagination301 p.
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6719101M
    LC Control Number28022063
    OCLC/WorldCa1692779

      Roberts’ preface signals the book is a bit off the normal bookshelf. “Attila the Hun is a dubious character upon whom to base a metaphor for leadership,” he writes in the first line.


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In the time of Attila by Rolt-Wheeler, Francis William Download PDF EPUB FB2

Attila was supposedly born in and Alaric the Goth sacked Rome in but in the book the young teenage Attila escapes Rome before Rome falls. So that timeline doesn't work. A series of adventures ensues, ranging from somewhat improbable to almost incredible as Attila is pu I /5.

Wess Roberts is The New York Times bestselling author of Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun, Straight A’s Never Made Anybody Rich, Victory Secrets of Attila the Hun, co-author of Make It So, Protect Your Achilles Heel, It Takes More Than a Carrot and a Stick, The Best Advice Ever for Leaders, and collaborated with Brigadier General John C /5().

The book that's got the business world reading, thinking, and quoting. This is the book that reveals the leadership secrets of Attila the Hun-the man who centuries ago shaped an aimless band of mercenary tribal nomads into the undisputed rulers of the ancient world, and who today offers us timeless lessons in win-directed, take-charge by:   Attila: A Barbarian King and the Fall of Rome by John Man pp, Bantam, £ No wonder the Huns went west.

It can't have been much fun living in Author: Ranjit Bolt. Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun is a self-improvement and business leadership book by Wess Roberts. Roberts was a human resource manager at Fireman’s Fund Insurance when he published the book in Using the historical figure of Attila the Hun as his mouthpiece, Roberts outlines his management style and approach to business.

I have read this book numerous times and each time one common theme comes to mind, “Leadership at the core is based on the foundation of common-sense solutions to complex situations.” The secrets of Attila the Hun’s leadership lend credence to the fact that ancient leadership problems remain prevalent in contemporary leadership roles.

The book that's got the business world reading, thinking, and quoting. This is the book that reveals the leadership secrets of Attila the Hun-the man who centuries ago shaped an aimless band of mercenary tribal nomads into the undisputed rulers of the ancient world, and who today offers us timeless lessons in win-directed, take-charge management.

E.A Thompson's book entitled "A History of Attila and the Huns" was first published in This is a slightly revised version of that same book, with a different title to make it fit into Wiley-Blackwell's "People of Europe" series.

Given the original title, the reign of the Attila is the bulk of this s: Attila (/ ˈ æ t ɪ l ə, ə ˈ t ɪ l ə /; fl. –), frequently called Attila the Hun, was the ruler of the Huns from until his death in March He was also the leader of a tribal empire consisting of Huns, Ostrogoths, and Alans among others, in Central and Eastern Europe.

During his reign, he was one of the most feared enemies of the Western and Eastern Roman Empires. The Attila School of Management. Attila the Hun is an unlikely subject for the study of leadership.

Against all odds, Attila united barbarian hordes into a nation of Huns against. He was driven to accomplish his objectives to the point of executing opponents who stood in the way.

Attila the Hun was also known as Flagellum Dei, which means the ‘Scourge of God.’ With him at the lead, In the time of Attila book Huns were one of the biggest threats faced by the Roman Empire. Although he was famously defeated by the Romans under Flavius Aetius and their Visigothic allies under Theoderic I at the Battle of Catalaunian Plains, Attila the Hun and his warriors were still a threat to the Western.

At the time, I had no idea that Albert Lee's complimentary words would eventually bring the book to the attention of a publisher who had faith in its prospects, Warner Books. Thanks, Al. The first step in the process was Dr.

Hendrie Weisingei^s suggestion that I send a copy of Leadership Secrets xi LEADERSHIP SECRETS OF ATTILA THE HUN to his. Invasion of Gaul.

Attila’s next great campaign was the invasion of Gaul in Hitherto, he appears to have been on friendly terms with the Roman general Aetius, the real ruler of the West at this time, and his motives for marching into Gaul have not been announced that his objective in the West was the kingdom of the Visigoths (a Germanic people who had conquered parts of the.

Tension mounted, leading to various incursions south in andbut it wasn’t until that Attila saw his big opportunity following the severe earthquake that destroyed parts of Constantinople’s walls – Attila bludgeoned his way towards the city, sacking and looting as he swarmed south-east, but delaying tactics and Roman building.

The bestselling classic on leadership is now updated in a revised 20th anniversary edition, available for the first time from Hachette Audio.

Discover the leadership secrets of the warrior who centuries ago shaped an aimless band of mercenary tribal nomads into the undisputed rulers of the ancient world-and who today offers timeless lessons in win-directed, take-charge management.

Based. Attila the Hun was the leader of the Hunnic Empire from to A.D. Also called Flagellum Dei, or the “scourge of God,” Attila was known to Romans for his. He claims his thesis is the empire collapsed because of the collapse of the Huns on the death of Attila.

There is some interesting story telling in it but I think it's really a cleverly disguised crib Ward-Perkins' thesis (blame the Vandals). Cambridge Core - Ancient History - The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Attila - edited by Michael Maas. Title Attila, king of the Huns. Contributor Names Herbert, William, Created / Published.

The book depicts the violence and politics of men, ca. AD I found myself relating these politics and war of about 1, years ago to the present. (Man has not learned much except how to kill each other more efficiently). I also learned that Attila was not always the bad guy. I recommend this book to anyone who loves history and adventure.

This book examines the age of Attila, roughly the fifth century CE, an era in which western Eurasia experienced significant geopolitical and cultural changes. The Roman Empire collapsed in western Europe, replaced by new 'barbarian' kingdoms, but it continued in Christian Byzantine guise in the eastern Mediterranean.

New states and peoples changed the face of northern Europe. It was a devastating defeat for Attila. In the end, Attila concluded that it would be more profitable to make peace and retreat to his homeland.

Attila was defeated in the Battle of the Cataluanian Plains. (Alipur70 / CC BY-SA ) Attila’s Last Wife Ildico. Ildico would be known as the last wife of Attila.

The death of Attila the Hun was an important high point in the waning days of the Roman Empire and how he died is something of a mystery. Attila ruled the rival Hunnite Empire between the years – CE, a time when the Roman Empire had ineffective leadership who were struggling to manage their far-flung territories.

Attila is an American metalcore band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in They have released eight full-length albums. They have released eight full-length albums. Though their original formation was inthe band did not start touring full-time until around A few years ago now, Wess Roberts made a bestseller out of a book titled Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun by arguing that—for blood-spattered barbarians—the Huns had plenty to teach.

Attila is a Mini Series biopic dramatization of the life of Attila the Hun, played by Gerard Butler. Near the end of the Roman Empire, huge population movements have led to barbarian tribes settling in traditional Roman territories in. Mar 1, - Explore rod calhoun's board "Attila and the Huns.", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Attila, Attila the hun, History pins. Attila and the famous Roman general Flavius Aetius may have enjoyed an unlikely friendship. Aetius, who at some point may have been a hostage in one of the Attila’s camps, studied the Hunnic customs and language and likely spent a good deal of time with his counterpart.

According to Priscus, he was also a man of his word. From AD onward, Attila refused to attack the Romans, as they paid their yearly tribute of kilograms ( lb) of gold. Attila was born some time in the fifth century into a Hunnic royal family. As a child, he was trained in horsemanship, archery, lasso, and military strategy.

Attila leads the Hunnic army on a bloody rampage across the Roman Empire, sealing his legacy as one of historys most ruthless military commanders, in this we. Of all the conquerors who swept out of Central Asia, two names stand out in European memory - Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan the Mongol.

Both are remembered for massacres and devastation; yet whereas Genghis is also famous for the laws he imposed on half of Asia and for the trade which flourished under Mongol rule, Attila's notoriety seems unrelieved by positive achievements. But what. Also in the Business Book Club: Game Changers by Dave Asprey.

Saving the best for last, the real kicker is the list of “Attilaisms: Selected Thoughts of Attila.” These one- or two-sentence statements are worth the price of the book.

Great chieftains never take themselves too seriously. Weak chieftains surround themselves with weak Huns. But the third time is charmed, they say, and so when I was invited to republish The Last Wife of Attila the Hun with Five Directions Press, I was thrilled.

I had done an hour-long interview with one of the founders of Five Directions some months earlier, and following the podcast, I had a chance to speak to this woman, C.P.

Lesley, herself an. About Victory Secrets of Attila the Hun. This sequel to Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun goes beyond the first book’s focus on individual leadership and applies Attila’s wisdom and lessons to the challenges of leadership in essential for business managers and leaders as its now classic predecessor.

THE END OF EMPIRE: ATTILA THE HUN AND THE FALL OF ROME Christopher Kelly W.W. Norton & Company, pp., $ REVIEWED BY JONATHAN LAZARUS The. I was pretty excited about the recent release of the book “Barking Up the Wrong Tree: An Essay on Animal Welfare and Protection” by Attila Marton.

Barking Up The Wrong Tree About time there was a push back by the “responsible breeder” community against the sickening vilification breeders in general have suffered lately in the name of.

There isn’t a lot of fiction based on Attila, so being a lover of history I was instantly intrigued about reading the book. The novel moves back and forth in time, interweaving two stories. In one, we meet Gudrun, a brave Burgundian noble woman with a lethal mission, destroy the infamous Attila the Hun.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 9 AUG Napier wraps up his Attila trilogy on an exciting and gory note, picking up where Attila: The Gathering of the Storm left off, with Attila's invasion of the Roman empire in C.E. as he begins a ruthless campaign of slaughter in revenge for Roman atrocities.

Sword of Attila by Michael Curtis Ford. This book was a fantastic run through the story of how General Flavius Aetius and Attila the Hun became friends. It walks you through the time of Flavis' "captivity" with the Huns and how became a Hun general.

It then tells you of how he became the most powerful general in Rome and was forced to fight his. One of the most powerful men in late antiquity, Attila&#;s peerless Hunnic empire stretched from the Ural mountains to the Rhine river. In a series of epic campaigns dating from the AD s until his death in ADhe ravaged first the Eastern and later the Western Roman Empire, invading Italy in AD and threatening Rome itself.

Lavishly illustrated, this new analysis of his military. Attila the Hun was the title character of the miniseries Attila. This version of Attila was played by the Scottish-Canadian actor Gerard Butler, who also played Clyde Shelton and Set. Biography. As a young child Attila grew up in a village that was attacked by invaders.The Night Attila Died: Solving the Murder of Attila the Hun by Michael A.

Babcock. Presents evidence pointing to an assassination plot and cover-up orchestrated by Attila's chief rival, Marcian. Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun by Wess Roberts. This is a bestselling motivational business book based on the "imaginary thoughts" of Attila.

Browse through and read or take attila stories, quizzes, and other creations. Browse through and read or take attila stories, quizzes, and other creations (Book 3) Completed November 7, Kilianna.

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