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Synonyms for Timur

Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)

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Only two tragedies, both parts of Tamburlaine the Great exhibit no representatives, whereas the most prolific is Dido, Queen of Carthage (1.
Conviene enfatizar la importancia de Tamburlaine The Great.
Doctor Cleveland remarks that Western students know very well that the Qur'an-burner is Tamburlaine the Great in Marlowe.
He might have added Tamburlaine the Great, who had to bribe his way through the Khyber Pass.
This is what constitutes for him the achievement of Tamburlaine the Great.
Howard Miller defines the influence of Persian and other biographical documents of Timur on Christopher Marlowe's creation of Tamburlaine the Great.
In his latter years he advised the Royal Shakespeare Company on falls, stunts and fights and worked with Sir Antony Sher and Greg Doran on Tamburlaine the Great.
Sinfield's analysis of masculinity and male bonding in Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine the Great leads to an exploration of friendship as the locus for same-sex eroticism and effeminacy.
Its new production of Marlowe's classic Elizabethan play, Tamburlaine the Great, is to have scenes depicting the burning of the Koran and the vilification of Mohammed omitted.
Conrad is unlikely to have known Tamburlaine the Great.
THE CENTRAL CHARACTER of Christopher Marlowe's bloodthirsty and hugely popular drama Tamburlaine the Great, in which the fall of Damascus is a major episode, was the savage Turkic warlord the Persians called Timur Lenk (Timur the Lame), which in English became Tamburlaine or Tamerlane.
Then it dropped out of sight completely for 200 years until the invasion of the Punjab by a descendent of Tamburlaine the Great, and the Koh-i-Noor became one of the spoils of war and finally entered the Crown Jewels in 1849 becoming in the meantime one of the most talked about of any diamond ever known.
No play has been so consciously modelled on Tamburlaine the Great as Greene's Alphonsus.
He wrote his first play, Tamburlaine the Great, when he was 23 and created a string of successful tragedies for the Elizabethan stage, including Edward II, which is about the 14th-century British king who was killed in part because he lavished so many royal favors on his boyfriend.