How Did The White Huns Affect The Indian Empire

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In 455 CE - 484 CE, the horse nomads coming from Mongolia had finally risen fully to power and were known as the White Huns, the name coming from the large white war horses that Alexander and Rome used in their expedition much earlier in history. These White Huns would have a great impact on the Indian Empire, which was weakened due to the decline of their country post classic era. The Huns began their invasion of India in around 470 CE, first targeting the rich monastic communities like the Buddhist complexes. After this, The Tegin (or governor) Khingila, is said to have led these raids into India, taking numerous cities wealth and even people in around the year 475 CE. After this they descended from the Kabul valley into Punjab, sacking towns
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