Part 1, Act 1, Scene 1* Emperor Mycetes asks his brother, Cosroe to deliver a speech for him. * Cosroe delivers the speech thinking that Mycetes is ineffectual * Persia is going to be invaded by Tamburlaine * Mycetes instructs Theridimas, a valiant general, to confront and kill Tamburlaine * Cosroe usurps the throne from Mycetes
Part 1, Act 1, Scene 2* Tamburlaine takes Zenocrate through Egypt and professes his intentions to marry her. * Zenocrate refuses * News comes that 1,000 soldiers have arrived * Tamburlaine tells Theridimas that he is blessed by God * Theridimas switches sides * Zenocrate and her servants swear loyalty to Tamburlaine
Part 1, Act 2, Scenes 1, 2, and 3* Mycetes learns of Cosroe's and Theridimas' betrayal * Mycetes learns that Tamburlaine's army is now much larger * Mycetes believes Tamburlaine will become careless * Tamburlaine meets with his generals and predicts victory
Part 1, Act 2, Scene 4* Mycetes speaks of the fear involved with war * Mycetes decides to hide his crown * Tamburlaine confronts Mycetes * Tamburlaine finds...
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