Tamburlaine

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Tamerlane

, Tamburlaine
Turkic name Timur . ?1336--1405, Mongol conqueror of the area from Mongolia to the Mediterranean; ruler of Samarkand (1369--1405). He defeated the Turks at Angora (1402) and died while invading China

Tamburlaine

Scythian bandit becomes king of Persia and ruler of Turkey and Babylon. [Br. Drama: Tamburlaine the Great in Magill I, 950]