The legendary biographies of Tamerlane : Islam and heroic apocrypha in Central Asia
"Timur (or Tamerlane) is famous as the fourteenth-century conqueror of much of Central Eurasia and the founder of the Timurid dynasty. This remarkable and rigorous scholarly appraisal of the legendary biographies of Tamerlane is the first of its kind in any language. The book sheds light not on...
Cambridge University Press,
Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization