A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ATTILA

Fri, 7 Oct '22
Foe of the Roman Empire
Wed, 4 May '22
Feared fifth-century ruler
Mon, 27 Sep '21
___ the Hun
Sun, 25 Jul '21
Fifth-century conqueror defeated in the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains
Sat, 3 Jul '21
Verdi opera set during the fifth century