A place of extremes

The Magyars, a Finno-Ugric people, crossed the Eurasian steppe into the Carpathians around AD 895. Their fierce horsemen pushed on into Europe, rampaging through Germany and Italy, helping to bury the classical civilization. Their enemies prayed, “A sagittis Hungarorum libera nos Domine– “deliver us from the arrows of the Hungarians” – and God at last … Read more