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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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Timur the Lame made Attila the Hun look like Mother Teresa.
of Massachusetts-Amherst) contrasts the ideological foundation of kingship of the two mighty forces as they clashed between 1260/658 and 1405/807, that is, from the first war between factions within the Mongol Empire to the death of Timur the Lame.
In Europe the name Timur iLeng, Timur the Lame, became Tamerlane or Tamburlaine.