Tamerlane's Career and Its Uses

  title={Tamerlane's Career and Its Uses},
  author={Beatrice Rorbes Manz},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  pages={1 - 25}
Tamerlane has remained an important figure in world history, both because of the impact of his career on the world of his time and because he remains fascinating and useful to many people. This paper explores the facts of Temür's career and the uses made of his image following his death, showing how his actions together with the stories circulated during his lifetime served to create a charisma that survives into our time. Tamerlane belonged to two worlds, the Islamic and the Turco-Mongolian… 
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