Note 045
From Chapter 34 of the Decline & Fall

The royal village of Attila may be compared to the city of Karacorum, the residence of the successors of Zingis, which, though it appears to have been a more stable habitation, did not equal the size or splendour of the town and abbey of St. Denys in the 13th century (see Rubruquis, in the Histoire Generale des Voyages, tom. vii. p. 286). The camp of Aurengzebe, as it is so agreeably described bv Bernier (tom. ii. p. 217-235), blended the manners of Scythia with the magnificence and luxury of Hindostan.

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