Tamburlaine the Great - Part 1, Act 4, Scenes 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Act 4, Scenes 3 and 4 Summary

Scene 3 - The Soldan attempts to convince the King of Arabia to join his battle with Tamburlaine, likening their efforts to those of several mythic warriors. The King of Arabia reminds him of what happened to Bajazeth, but the Soldan tells him that he has vowed to free both Bajazeth and Zenocrate at any cost. The King comments that he longs to fight Tamburlaine and agrees to join his army with that of the Soldan. After hearing the details of the size of the combined forces, the King of Arabia speaks confidently about their chances for victory. The Soldan orders that the combined forces defend Damascus and humiliate Tamburlaine.

Scene 4 - As he welcomes his guests to a banquet, Tamburlaine's words indicate that the Soldan has not surrendered and that a bloody battle is imminent. After enduring more curses from both...

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