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  • In 445 Bleda died, and two years afterwards Attila, now sole ruler, undertook one of his most important expeditions against the Eastern empire; on this occasion he pushed southwards as far as Thermopylae, Gallipoli and the walls of Constantinople; peace was cheaply purchased by tripling the yearly tribute (which accordingly now stood at 2 100 pounds of gold, or £84,000 sterling) and by the payment of a heavy indemnity.
  • 453), king of the Huns, became king in 433, along with his brother Bleda, on the death of his uncle Roua.
  • We hear but little as to Bleda, who died about 445, possibly slain by his brother's orders.
 
 

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