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Tamerlane the Great A tragedy as it is acted by their Majesties servants at the Theatre Royal by C. Saunders

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Published by Printed for Richard Bentley and M. Magnes in Russel Street near Covent-Garden in London .
Written in English


  • Timur, -- 1336-1405 -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Statementby C. Saunders, gent. ...
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 60 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17782207M

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The scientist found Timur, after examining his skeleton, a Mongoloid man about 5 feet 8 inches. He also confirmed Tamerlane's lameness. In his book The Face Finder, Gerasimov explains how he was able to reconstruct exact likenesses of Timur from a careful consideration of his skull. Tamerlane, a Tragedy by Rowe, Nicholas; Burns, Landon C. (Ed.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Edgar Allan Poe's first book, "Tamerlane and Other Poems," was virtually unnoticed when published but is now one of the world's rarest and most sought-after texts. Experts at Christie's auction. lonely and depressed (5/28/ PM). i like to go from poem to poem to strictly convey each of the messages in the wriiteen formula. i think this poem is overated to which the person hasnt seen true death until theyve seen an orgy with half miggets pass out and choke on therre vomit, this is true death and loss in that when you the dead bodies all the buzz is gone and Ratings: