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Faustus continued travels are described by the Chorus. His increasing experience and knowledge make him famous throughout the world and evoke the admiration of his friends. Eventually, he comes to the palace of the Emperor Charles V.
The Chorus gives the audience information regarding Faustus’ further travels. The audience is told that his fame has now “spread forth in every land.” The audience is also given an idea of the kind of reception he gets in his native land. Faustus returns home after seeing many sights and royal courts. His friends and “close companions” welcome his return. They question him about astrology and are lost in wonder at his knowledge and skill. Finally, the audience is prepared by the Chorus for the kind of reception Faustus will receive at the court of the German Emperor.