In Biterolf's main source text, the Nibelungenlied, Rudiger is a tragic figure, a forced exile in the Land of the Huns, caught between formal loyalty to the Hunnish
king and the emotional bond to his Burgundian friends and erstwhile house guests.
November 10: Feast of the Tuscan Who Faced Down Attila the Hun at the Gates of Rome, Supposedly Helped by Saint Peter, Who Appeared to Attila and Threatened to Cut off His Hunnish
Ears (Leo the Great).
I'm no' being churlish or even hunnish
but I couldn't possibly comment on the Celtic-Rangers freak result on Saturday having inexplicably blacked out just as Celtic's second hit the onion bag.
Arnold White, writing in 1916, claimed Germany wanted 'to abolish civilization as we know it, to substitute Sodom or Gomorrah for the New Jerusalem, and to infect clean nations with Hunnish
Driven by Ermenrich (Ermanaric) from his kingdom of Bern (Verona), Dietrich lives for many years at the court of Etzel (Attila), until he returns with a Hunnish
army to defeat Ermenrich at Ravenna.