Tamburlaine the Great - Part 1, Act 4, Scenes 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Act 4, Scenes 1 and 2 Summary

Scene 1 - The Soldan, accompanied by several lords and a Messenger, cries out with anger about Zenocrate being kept as a concubine by Tamburlaine, and about how Tamburlaine is advancing into Egyptian territory. The Messenger describes the army in detail, and the Soldan says no army of any size would frighten him. One of his lords reminds him that the speed of Tamburlaine's assault has caught him unready, but the Soldan tells him the way Tamburlaine is treating Zenocrate has made him (the Soldan) angry enough to brave anything. The Messenger pleads with the Soldan to understand how vicious and bloodthirsty Tamburlaine is, but the Soldan comments that Tamburlaine is an ignorant peasant and will be defeated in revenge for the way he treated Zenocrate.

Scene 2 - Tamburlaine orders that Bajazeth, kept in a cage like an animal, be brought out...

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