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Tamburlaine the Great Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Agydas - The Median, or Iranian, lord traveling to Egypt with Zenocrate.

Cosroe - Brother to the Mycetes, king of Persia.

Almeda - Callapine's jailer.

Amyras - Tamburlaine's son and successor.

Anippe - Zenocrate's maid.

Bajazeth - The emperor of Turkey in part 1.

Bassoes - Title given to Turkish officials.

Callapine - Bajazeth's son and heir to the Turkish Empire.

Calyphas - Tamburlaine's son; Tamburlaine murders this person after he refuses to fight in the battle against the Turks.

Captain of Balsera - Olympia's husband.

Celebinus - Tamburlaine's son, who emulates...

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