• The last of the nomadic powers came to spectacular conclusion with the great warlord Tamerlane. 

    Task
    What did Ibn Khaldun think of Timur?
    How was his character expressed in his own religious beliefs and the make-up of his army?
    What final conquest did a natural death deprive him of?
    What was his ambition in regard to central Asian trade routes?
    How were his armies and intentions typical of how armies and empires acted as agents of cultural contact?

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    Tamerlane
    This site examines the life and impact of the last of the great nomadic empire builders, Timur, or Tamerlane as he was known in the West.


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