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Tamerlane : sword of Islam, conqueror of the world

Autor: Justin Marozzi
Editora: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2006.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : Inglês : 1st Da Capo Press edVer todas as edições e formatos
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"Tamerlane (1336-1405) - the successor to Genghis Khan - ranks with Alexander the Great as one of the world's most celebrated conquerors. The details of his life are scarcely known in the West. The name "Tamerlane" is actually a corruption of "Temur the Lame," combining his Asian name with a reference to a crippling injury suffered in his youth. He was born in obscurity and poverty in Central Asia and spent his  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
History
Pessoa Denominada: Timur; Timur
Tipo de Material: Biografia
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Justin Marozzi
ISBN: 030681465X 9780306814655
Número OCLC: 64566873
Notas: Originally published: London : HarperCollins, ©2004.
Descrição: xxiv, 449 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Conteúdos: Beginnings on the Steppe: 1336-1370 --
Marlowe's 'Scourge of God': 1370-1379 --
'The greatest and mightiest of kings' --
Conquest in the West: 1379-1387 --
The Golden Horde and the prodigal son: 1387-1395 --
Samarkand, the 'Pearl of the East': 1396-1398 --
India: 1398-1399 --
'This pilgrimage of destruction': 1399-1401 --
Bayazid the Thunderbolt: 1402 --
The Celestial Empire: 1403-1404 --
'How that proud tyrant was broken&borne to the house of destruction, where he had his constant seat in the lowest pit of hell': 1404-1405 --
An empire dies, another is born.
Responsabilidade: Justin Marozzi.

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Marozzi travels in the footsteps of Tamerlane the Great (1336-1405), the last great Mongol conqueror of Central Asia, the ruler of a vast empire, and one of history's most brutal tyrants. of photos.  Ler mais...

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