The World Shall Tremble

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Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum

Ambitious warlord, patron of the arts and or just a bloodthirsty and vengeful tyrant?  Timur the Great or Timur the Terrible.  His reign centered here in Samarkand where many still revere him.  He now lays to rest under a tombstone made of jade whose inscription reads: “When I rise from the dead, the world shall tremble.

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