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What Happened in 452? Beowulf and more.


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Attila the Hun is making life tough for a lot of people until he meets the Pope. St. John the Silent doesn't talk. And a monster is causing problems in a hall called Heorot; a man named Beowulf is brought in to deal with the problem.

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What Happened in 452? Beowulf and more.

  1. 1. What Happened in 452? Pope Leo confronts Attila.
  2. 2. 452 A.D. It is 452 A.D.. The world’s population is 190 million. Fifty-two percent of those humans live in India and China, seventeen percent in the rest of Asia, seventeen percent in Europe, ten percent in Africa, and the rest of the world has only four percent; Attila leads the Huns in an invasion of Italy; King Vortigen marries Rowena and becomes King of the Britons; Saint John the Silent is born and would become known for living alone for seventy-six years; Emperor Valentinian III flees from Ravenna to Rome trying to escape Attila’s invasion. Attila doesn’t sack Milan because the city bribes him with massive amounts of gold; Wen Cheng Di, only 12 years old, becomes the Emperor of Northern Wei; Pope Leo I helps convince Attila to not sack Rome and to withdraw from Italy; the City of Venice is founded by fugitives fleeing Attila’s army; why else would someone build a city in a swamp? Some things change; some don’t.
  3. 3. King Vortigan marries Rowena and becomes King of the Britons. It Is 452 A.D.
  4. 4. The City of Venice is founded by fugitives fleeing Attila’s army. It Is 452 A.D.
  5. 5. St. John the Silent is born and would live alone for seventy-six years. It Is 452 A.D.
  6. 6. The world’s population is 190 million. Fifty- two percent live in India and China. It Is 452 A.D.
  7. 7. Roland’s Mission: D-Day Travel back in time to Sjaelland Island, Denmark: 6 June 452 A.D. The day on which Beowulf is to battle Grendel from which the first epic poem in English is born.
  8. 8. Free audiobook shorts on Soundcloud from the Time Patrol series. Click on box. Roland’s complete mission from Independence Day. 4 July 1863, at Gettysburg. HERE Mac’s complete mission from D-Day. 6 June 1944.
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  10. 10. Print Book Free downloadable Powerpoint slideshows on survival, history writing, and interesting information are available HERE
  11. 11. New York Times bestselling author, graduate of West Point and former Green Beret. He’s had over 75 books published, including the #1 bestselling series Green Berets, Time Patrol, Area 51, and Atlantis. He’s sold over 5 million books. He was born in the Bronx and traveled the world. He’s lived on an island off the east coast, an island off the west coast, in the Rocky Mountains, the Smoky Mountains and other places, including time in East Asia studying martial arts. He now lives peacefully with his wife and dogs.