Tamburlaine the Great - Part 2, Act 2, Scenes 1, 2, and 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Act 2, Scenes 1, 2, and 3 Summary

Scene 1 - Sigismund confers with two regents, who remind him of the way their Christian forces were recently massacred by pagan forces led by kings allied with Orcanes, and strive to convince him to switch alliances and join forces with Tamburlaine. Sigismund reminds them of the truce he forged with Orcanes, and says his faith requires that he honor his commitments. His regents tell him that to not take the opportunity to defeat any pagans is in fact a betrayal of Christian faith. Sigismund is suddenly convinced, and orders that preparations be made to attack Orcanes and his pagan army.

Scene 2 - Orcanes prepares to unite with Sigismund and his army and then march on Tamburlaine. A Messenger arrives with news that Sigismund's army has attacked their army. Orcanes reacts with anger, his regents utter curses on Sigismund and his army...

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