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Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World

Justin Marozzi. Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World Authors:Justin Marozzi.
Publisher:Da Capo
Year:2007
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Pages:496
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Price:2140 rub.
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Book Summary:
Tamerlane (1336-1405)--the tartar successor to Genghis Khan--ranks with Alexander the Great as one of the world's greatest conquerors. His armies were ferocious, feared throughout Asia, Africa, and Europe. They blazed through Asia like a firestorm, razing cities, torturing captives, and massacring enemies. Anyone who dared defy Tamerlane was likely decapitated, and towers of bloody heads soon became chilling monuments to his power throughout Central Asia. By the end of his life, Tamerlane had imposed his iron rule, as well as a refined culture, over a vast territory--from Syria to India, from Siberia to the Mediterranean. Justin Marozzi traveled in the footsteps of this infamous and enigmatic emperor of Samarkand (in modern Uzbekistan) to tell the story of this cruel, cultivated, and powerful warrior.

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