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Châlons-sur-Marne, Battle of, France, 451

LC control no.sh2001000886
LC classificationD143
Topical headingChâlons-sur-Marne, Battle of, France, 451
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Variant(s)Catalaunian Fields, Battle of the, France, 451
Catalaunian Plains, Battle of the, France, 451
Châlons-sur-Marne (France), Battle of, 451
See alsoHuns--History
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Rome--History--Empire, 284-476
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Found inWork cat.: 2001560712: Peigné-Delacourt, A. Recherches sur le lieu de la bataille d'Attila en 451, 1860.
Col Lipp. gaz. (Under Chalons-sur-Marne: Battle of the Catalaunian Fields)
Encyc. Brit. (Battle of Châlons, Battle of the Catalaunian Plains)
Eggenberger, D. Dict. of battles, 1985 (Châlons-sur-Marne II, Wars of Western Roman Empire, 451: the combined armies of the Romans and the Visigoths marched to the relief of Orleans on June 14 and drove the Huns back to the Catalaunian Plains south of Méry-sur-Seine. On June 20 the Allies and the Huns fought a pitched cavalry battle on these open plains. Châlons-sur-Marne is sometimes called one of the decisive battles of history.)