Tamburlaine
biographical name see Tamerlane

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  • Tamburlaine — Un portrait anonyme, représentant probablement Christopher Marlowe. Tamburlaine the Great est une pièce de Christopher Marlowe écrite avant 1587 et publiée en 1590. Elle est librement inspirée de la vie de Tamerlan. S il y a peu de doute sur le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tamburlaine — /tam beuhr layn /, n. Tamerlane. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tamburlaine — Tam•bur•laine [[t]ˈtæm bərˌleɪn[/t]] n. big Tamerlane …   From formal English to slang

  • Tamburlaine — /ˈtæmbəleɪn/ (say tambuhlayn) noun → Tamerlane …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tamburlaine — noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336 1405) • Syn: ↑Tamerlane, ↑Timur, ↑Timur Lenk • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ruler, ↑swayer * * * /tam beuhr layn /, n. Tamerlane. * * * Tamburl …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tamburlaine (play) — Tamburlaine the Great is the name of a play in two parts by Christopher Marlowe. It is loosely based on the life of the Central Asian emperor, Timur the lame . Written in 1587 or 1588, the play is a milestone in Elizabethan public drama; it marks …   Wikipedia

  • Tamburlaine the Great —  Play by Christopher Marlowe; the Mongol conqueror himself is now usually spelled Tamerlane (1336–1405) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Christopher Marlowe — Die Urheberschaft an diesem Artikel oder Abschnitt ist ungeklärt. Es besteht der Verdacht einer Urheberrechtsverletzung. Eine Begründung dazu befindet sich auf der Diskussionsseite dieses Artikels. Liegt eine Quelle vor, aus der dieser Artikel… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marlowe, Christopher — (baptized Feb. 26, 1564, Canterbury, Kent, Eng. died May 30, 1593, Deptford, near London) British poet and playwright. The son of a Canterbury shoemaker, he earned a degree from Cambridge University. From 1587 he wrote plays for London theatres,… …   Universalium

  • Christopher Marlowe — This article is about the English dramatist. For the American sportscaster, see Chris Marlowe. Christopher Marlowe …   Wikipedia

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