Uzbek appears in Panfilo’s second tale (II, 7). He is the King of Turkey who kidnaps Constant and Alatiel so that he can take her as his wife. He becomes entangled in a proxy war waged by the Emperor of Constantinople over Constant’s imprisonment and is killed in battle by Basano.
Uzbek Character Timeline in The Decameron
The timeline below shows where the character Uzbek appears in The Decameron. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.