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- n. Plural form of Ephthalite.
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We had crept through clefts whose walls had sent back the howlings of the Ephthalites, the White Huns who had sapped the strength of these same proud Sassanids until at last both fell before the
In the 5th century a new people came from the east, the Ephthalites (_q. v._) or "white Huns," who subjected Bactria
Ephthalites had overturned the Guptas; they were Huns of the
Its history is mainly the record of gigantic wars with Rome; these were diversified later by tussles with the Turks, Ephthalites or White
Of the Yetha or Ephthalites they make the general observation that "their rules of politeness are very defective."
The fall of the Guptas was brought about by another invasion of barbarians known as Hûnas, Ephthalites  or White Huns and apparently