TITLE

Brilliant and brutal, Tamerlane conquered a vast empire

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, J. Howard
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Military History;Dec96, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Timur-i-Lenk, better known to Europeans as Tamerlane the Great, last of the great nomadic conquerors. His rebellion against the Jagatai and capture of Samarkand; How Timur received the western name of Tamerlane; What archaeologists found when they opened his tomb; Number of heads collected when he ordered each of his soldiers to take a severed head in Isfahan.
ACCESSION #
9611110669

 

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