The Decameron

The Decameron

by

Giovanni Boccaccio

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Uzbek Character Analysis

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.
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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.
Day 2: Seventh Tale
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The Turkish King, Uzbek, hears rumors of Constant and his mistress, kidnaps the two from their bed one night,... (full context)
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When Basano defeats Uzbek and marches on Turkey, Antioco and Alatiel flee to Rhodes. They are staying with a... (full context)