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

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Part 2, Act 4, Scene 1 Summary

On the battlefield, Amyras and Celebinus emerge from their tent, eager to join the fight and taunting Calyphas for not being as eager as they. Calyphas says he takes no pleasure in killing the way they do, and Amyras warns him that Tamburlaine will be furious. He and Celebinus run out when they hear the war-trumpets blast. Calyphas calls a servant and they play cards. As they play, Calyphas says he does not care what his brothers say, and complains about the noise of the war horns.

Tamburlaine, Theridimas and Techelles come in, followed by Amyras and Celebinus leading on Orcanes and the Three Kings, who have been captured. Tamburlaine taunts the Three Kings for being held captive by children, and then seeks out Calyphas, whom he angrily calls a coward. Theridimas, Techelles, other regents, and Amyras all urge him to be merciful...

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