Amurath


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Amurath.

For Ottoman sultans thus named, use Murad.
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Marianne Novy remarks that in The Second Part of Henry the Fourth (1598) the future Henry the Fifth "makes a point of reassuring his brothers that he will not kill them, as Amurath, the Turkish Sultan, killed his.
Harbage's letter invites the exploration of plays preserved in manuscript but little read; in addition to Jugurth, he cites Amurath, The Fatal Marriage, and The Governor.
Elizabethan playwrights incorporated such Turkish figures in their works as the Turkish sultans--Bajazeth I (1389-1403), Soliman I (1520-1566), Selim II (1566-1574), Amurath III (1574-1595), and Turkish Muhammad II (1451-1481).
Richard Hillman, "'Not Amurath an Amurath Succeeds': Striking Crowns into the Hazard and Playing Doubles in Shakespeare's Henriad," in Intertextuality and Bomance in Renaissance Drama: The Staging of Nostalgia [New York: St.