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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