Timur Lenk


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Noun1.Timur Lenk - Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)Timur Lenk - Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
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When one thinks about famous conquerors who were not early modern Europeans--Alexander, Caesar, Chinggis Khan, Timur Lenk, Mehmed the Conqueror, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Shaka Zulu can it really be said that they glorified war less than Carl V, Louis XIV, or Frederick 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.
Timuralso spelled Timour, byname Timur Lenk or Timurlenk ("Timur the Lame"), English Tamerlane or Tamburlaine (b.