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INDEX.

Abad, the year, 417-419
'Abbás Efendí, Behá'u'lláh's eldest son (entitled
        Ghusn-i-A'zam and Áká Sirru'lláh), xxxv-
        xxxvi, 360, 370, 393, n. 2
'Abbás, Mírzá, commonly called Mírzá Buzurg,
        the father of Behá'u'lláh and Subh-i-Ezel,
        56, n. 2, 373
'Abbás, Sheykh, of Teherán, one of the martyrs of
        1852, p. 329
'Abbás-kulí Khán of Láriján, 38, 176-8,
        190
'Abdu'l-Ahad, secedes from Behá'u'lláh,
        362
'Abdu'l-'Alí, Subh-i-Ezel's son, xxiii-xxvi, 369,
        385
'Abdu'l-'Azím of Khúy, Seyyid, 307
'Abdu'l-'Azíz, Sultán, 380, 382
'Abdu'l-Ghaffár, one of the Cyprus exiles, 361,
        380, n. 2, 381, 389
'Abdu'l-Hamíd Khán, the dárúghá of Shíráz, 10,
        11, 262-3
'Abdu'l-Karím, of Kazvín, Mullá. See Ahmad-i-
        Kátib
'Abdu'l-Karím, one of those who assassinated
        the Ezelís, 361, 363
'Abdu'l-Kásim, of Káshán, one of the Ezelís
        assassinated, 371
'Abdu'lláh, Áká, brother of Áká Muhammad
        'Alí of Tabríz, 182

'Abdu'lláh, Áká, son of Áká Muhammad Ja'far,
        acquitted with Behá'u'lláh, 186, 327
'Abdu'lláh, Áká, of Mázandarán, slain in
        attacking Sheykh Tabarsí, 177
'Abdu'lláh, Mírzá, called Ghaughá, claims to be
        "Him whom God shall manifest,"
        357
'Abdu'lláh b. Ubayy, a strenuous opponent of
        Muhammad, 135 and n. 4
'Abdu'l-Majíd, Hájí, father of Mírzá Badí', 102, n.
        1
'Abdu'l-Muttalib of Isfahán, Hájí, 239,
        337
'Abdu'r-Rahím, Mírzá, disciple of Jenáb-i-
        'Azím, 185
'Abdu'l-Wahháb, Mírzá, of Shíráz, one of the
        martyrs of Teherán, 185, 271, n.1, 274, 323,
        n. 1, 329
'Abdu'l-Wahíd, one of Subh-i-Ezel's sons,
        xxiv, 373, n. 2, 386
Abdús, Ibn, follower of ash-Shalmaghání,
        229
Abú 'Abdi'lláh, 330. See Huseyn of Mílán
Abu'l-Kásim, Mírzá, the Imám-Jum'a, 185
Abu'l-Kásim, Mírzá, the Bakhti-yárí, earns the
        title of "Phlebotomist of the Divine Unity,"
        363


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Abú Tálib Khán, Mírzá,
        conducts a raid on Núr, 375
Abú Turáb, Sheykh, of Ashtahárd, 5, 247
Abwáb, pl. of Báb, q.v.
Acre, my object in visiting, xx-xxi
    "   account of visit to, xxvii-xliii
    "   Behá'u'lláh and his followers exiled to, 101
        and footnotes, 155, n. 1, 361
    "   called "the most desolate of cities"
        (akhrabu'l-bilád), xxx, 146
    "   Laurence Oliphant's account of the Bábí
        settlement at, 209-210
    "   Ezelís assassinated at. See
        Assassination
    "   Mushkín Kalam leaves Cyprus for, 387-
        388
    "   Prince Zillu's-Sultán questions Sheykh S---
        concerning his visit to, 401-2
    "   called in colophons "the City of 'Ayn," 416,
        417
'Ádila, Subh-i-Ezel's granddaughter, 386
Adrianople (Edirné), Bábí chiefs exiled to, 73,
        92, 112, 358
    "   causes of removal of Bábís from, 99, n. 1,
        360-1, 369
    "   date of removal of Bábís from, 119, n. 1, 155,
        n. 1, 378, n. 2
    "   called "this most remote place of
        banishment," 146 and n. 1
    "   Behá'u'lláh's claim advanced in, xvii,
        359
    "   schism begins in, 358-361
    "   called "the Land of the Mystery," 361 and n.
        2
Afcha, a village near Teherán in which
        Behá'u'lláh was residing in 1852, 51,
        52
Ahmad, name of the Báb's son who died in
        infancy, 250
Ahmad, one of Subh-i-Ezel's sons, 385,
        386
Ahmad Ahsá'í, Sheykh, the founder of the
        Sheykhí school, 30, 184, 197-8, 234-
        244
Ahmad Ahsá'í, Sheykh, his doctrines,
        wherein accounted heterodox, 236
    "   his works, 237-8
Ahmad, Áká Seyyid, of Tabríz, imprisoned with
        the Báb, 43, n. 1, 320 and n. 1
Ahmad-i-Kátib, Mírzá, (=Mullá 'Abdu'l-Karím of
        Kazvín), 41 and n. 1, 42, 62, 320, n. 1, 331,
        338, 341, 356
Ahmad, Hájí Mírzá, brother of Hájí Mírzá Jání of
        Káshán, assassinated by Behá'ís at
        Baghdad, 332, 359, 371
Ahmad, Mírzá, Imám-Jum'a of Tabríz, present at
        Báb's examination, 19, 278
Ahmad, Mírzá, of the Persian Embassy at
        Constantinople, 99, n. 1
Ahmad, Mírzá, of Azghand, 5, 245-6
Ahsanu'l-Kisas. See Commentary on the Súra-
        i-Yúsuf
Ajúdán-báshí. See Huseyn Khán
Áká, 'Abbás Efendí so called by the Behá'ís,
        xxxvi
Áká, Hájí, of Tabríz, secedes from Behá'u'lláh,
        362; is assassinated, 363
Áká Ján Beg "Kaj-Kuláh," one of the Ezelís
        assassinated at Acre, 99, n. 1, 360-1,
        370
Áká Ján Beg of Khamsa, officer in charge of
        Báb's execution, 44
Áká Ján, Mírzá, of Káshán. See
        Khádimu'lláh
Áká'idu'sh-Shí'a, work of Shi'ite theology, 233,
        302, 303-4, 304-6
Áká Khán of Núr, Sadr-i-A'zam, 185, 374-
        6
Áká Khán, governor of Yezd in 1850, 255
Áká Sirru'lláh, a title of Abbás Efendí,
        q.v.
Ákáyán, Karím Khán's sons so called by the
        Sheykhís, 244


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Akdas, Kitáb-i-, quoted, 79, n.
        2, 93, n. 1, 151, n. 1, 152, 249, n. 1, 370,
        422-4
Akdas, Kitáb-i-, formerly misnamed Lawh-i-
        Akdas, 211
Ákhir, Ism-i-, a title of Mullá Muhammad 'Alí of
        Bárfurúsh, 340
Akhtar, Persian newspaper, 409, n. 2, 410
Alfeyn, or Alifeyn, Kitáb-i-, 340
Alfiyya quoted, 288
'Álí Páshá, 382
'Alí, of Kazvín, assassinates Hájí Ja'far,
        362
'Alí b. Abí Tálib, the first Imám, 296
'Alí, Hájí Mullá, uncle of Kurratu'l-'Ayn, 197,
        310
'Alí, Mírzá (or Hájí) Seyyid, the Báb's maternal
        uncle, 2, 6, 11, 47, n. 1, 211-218,
        250
'Alí, Áká Seyyid, the Arab, one of the "Letters of
        the Living," assassinated in Tabríz,
        363
'Alí, Mullá, of Bistám, called Mukaddas-i-
        Khurásání, 5, 248-9
'Alí, Mullá Sheykh, called by the Bábís Jenáb-i-
        Azím, xxi, 53, n. 1, 184-5, 191-2, 261, 271,
        274-6, 324, 329, 339, 342, n. 1, 374
'Alí Akbar, Mullá, of Ardistán, 5
'Alí Akbar, Seyyid, of Shíráz, a fanatical divine,
        411
'Alí Akbar, Mash-hadi, assassinates a Bábí at
        'Ishkábád, 411-412
'Alí Asghar, Mullá (or Hájí Mírzá), Sheykhu'l-
        Islám, 20, 278
'Alí Asghar, Mullá, a Bábí missionary,
        184
'Alí 'Askar Khán, his sons kill Seyyid Yahyá,
        184
'Alí Khán, Hájí, Hájibu'd-Dawla, the Farrásh-
        báshí, 52, 54, 185, 204, 215, 329
'Alí Khán, warden of Mákú, 17, 274-5
'Alí Khán, Mírzá, nephew of Prime Minister,
        takes part in massacre of Teherán,
        329
'Alí Khán, Seyyid, of Fírúzkúh, present at siege
        of Zanján, 180, 190
'Alí Mardán Khán, Castle of, at Zanján,
        181
'Alí Muhammad, Áká, of Isfahán, one of the
        Ezelís assassinated in Baghdad, 363,
        371
'Alí Muhammad, Mírzá (or Seyyid). See
        Báb
'Alí Nakí, the tenth Imám, 297
Alláhu abhá, salutation used by Behá'ís,
        xxxviii
Alláh-Yár, Hájí, recovers Báb's body, 47
'Alláma (Jemálu'd-Dín Hasan b. Yúsuf b. 'Alí of
        Hilla), a great Shi'ite theologian, 237, n. 2,
        284, n. 1
Alwáh-i-Salátín (Behá'u'lláh's Epistles to the
        Kings), xiv, 69, n. 1, 108, n. 1, 208, 211.
        See also Corrigenda, p. lv, supra.
Amír-Nizám (Mírzá Takí Khán), 32 and n. 3, 40-
        41, 48, 50, 62, 181-2, 185, 202, 203, 212,
        261, n. 1, 374
Anís, a title given by the Bábís to Suleymán
        Khán b. Yahyá Khán, q.v.
'Anká, mythical bird, 79, n. 1
Annas, 137
Annihilation in God, defined by Jámí, 114, n.
        1
Antichrist and his ass, 26, 304-305
Arbíl, 90
Arz. See Land
'As, mocks the Prophet, 283
Asadu'lláh, Hájí, an aged Bábí killed by ill-
        usage, 312
Asadu'lláh, Mírzá, of Tabríz. See Deyyán
Asfár of Mullá Sadrá, 270
Ashraf, Áká Mírzá, of Ábádé, his martyrdom,
        169, n. 1, 404-406


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Ashraf Khán, governor of
        Zanján, 272, 273
Aslán Khán, governor of Zanján, 180
Assassination of Ezelís by Behá'ís, 93, n. 1, 99,
        n. 1, 343, 359-365, 370-1
    "   of a Bábí at Ishkábád by Muhammadans,
        411-412
    "   of Muhammadans by Bábís, 175, 198, 258,
        311
    "   countenanced by the Prophet Muhammad,
        135, n. 4, 371-372
    "   ethics of, 371-3
Assassins, Bábís compared with, by Lady Sheil,
        201
Avicenna cited, 280, n.3
Avvalu-man-ámana (the First to believe), Mullá
        Huseyn so called by the Báb, 241, 250;
        Áká Mírzá Áká Ján of Káshán so called by
        Behá'u'lláh, 361
'Ayn, city of. See Acre
Azákir, Ibn Abí, 229
'Azím, Áká Seyyid, the Turk, 129, n. 2
'Azím, Jenáb-i-. See 'Alí, Mullá Sheykh
'Azíz Khán, Ajúdán-báshí, 181, 330

Báb (=Gate, pl. Abwáb), title of, its meaning, 3,
        7, 226-234, 244, 279-280, 298
    "   title of, conferred on those who had access to
        the Twelfth Imám during his seclusion,
        229, 233, 298
    "   title of, assumed by a heresiarch of the tenth
        century, 229
    "   title of, conferred on Shaykh Ahmad Ahsá'í,
        233
    "   title of, conferred on Seyyid Kázim of Resht,
        233
    "   title of, conferred on Mullá Huseyn of
        Bushraweyh, 230
    "   title of, its meaning as applied at Mírzá 'Alí
        Muhammad, 3, 7, 226-234, 279-280

Báb, Mírzá 'Alí Muhammad of Shíráz:-
    "   birth, date of, 2, 221-2, 249
    "   parentage, 2, 250, 289
    "   early life, 2, 249, 250, 253
    "   character, 217-218
    "   his mission foreshadowed by Seyyid Kázim,
        238-240
    "   date and manner of his "Manifestation," 3-4,
        218-226, 227-228, 240-241, 250-251, 297,
        n. 1
    "   pilgrimage to Mecca, 5, 29, 249-253
    "   arrest at Bushire, 6, 252-263
    "   imprisonment at Shíráz, 6, 262
    "   flight to Isfahán, 11, 262-264
    "   protected by Minúchihr Khán, 11-13, 175,
        186, 263-265, 268
    "   conference at Isfahán, 12-13, 264-268
    "   sent towards Teherán, 13-16
    "   sent to Mákú, 15-17, 271-277
    "   sent to Chihrík, 17-18, 275-277
    "   first examination to Tabríz, 19-21, 189, 228,
        277-290
    "   claims to be the Imám Mahdí, 20, 24, 25, n. 1,
        275, 288-9, 290-295
    "   his death decided on, 40-41
    "   his last dispositions, 41-42, 46, n. 1
    "   his condemnation, 42-3
    "   his last moments, 319-322
    "   his execution, 43-45, 182, 190, 321-2
    "   disposal of his remains, 45-46, 110, n.
        3
    "   accorded only a secondary rank by Behá'ís,
        xv-xvi, xlv, 230
    "   other titles of, 229-230
    "   his writings, 3, 4, 8, 11, 27, n. 1, 41-42, 54-
        55, 335-347
Bábu'l-Báb, 230, 241. See Huseyn, Mullá, of
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Badasht, conference at, 176,
        189, 212, 312
Badí, the year, 418, and n. 2, 419, and n. 1
Badí', Mírzá, the bearer of the Epistle to the King
        of Persia, xlv, 102-5, 390-392
Bad-rá'í, near Baghdad, first Bábí martyr slain at,
        248-9
Badr-i-Jihán, name of Subh-i-Ezel's wife, 384,
        386
Bághcha, xxxvii. See Behjé
Baghdad (generally alluded to as 'Irák-i-'Arab,
        q.v.), Bábís exiled to, 63-4, 84, n. 2, 85, 89,
        90, 111, n. 1, 112, 354-358
Bahí, the year, 415, 418, n. 2, 419 and n. 1
Bahjat-Raf'at, Subh-i-Ezel's daughter,
        385
Bahman Mírzá, 271, 273
Bahrám Mírzá, 183
kir, Imám Muhammad, 297
kirís, a sect of the Imámiyya, 296
kir, [Hájí] Mírzá, ratifies Báb's death-warrant,
        43, 182
kir, Hájí Seyyid Muhammad, mujtahid, of
        Isfahán, 285, n. 1
kir, Muhammad, of Najafábád, one of the
        Bábís killed in 1852, 185, 323, n. 1,
        330
kir, Muhammad, of Kuhpáyé, one of the
        Bábís killed in 1852, 332
kir, Muhammad, one of the Cyprus exiles,
        361, 380, n. 2, 381, 389
kir, Mullá, one of the Báb's associates,
        41
kir, Sheykh, of Isfahán, 261, n. 1, 402
Bakí'ul-Gharkad, cemetery of, 235
Bakiyyatu'lláh ("Remnant of God"), 3,
        297
Balághat, wherein it differs from fasáhat, 284,
        n. 3
Bálásarís, orthodox Shi'ites so called by
        Sheykhís, 243
Bárfurúsh, execution of Bábís at, 307-309.
        See also Tabarsí, Sheykh; Muhammad
        'Alí, Mullá, of Bárfurúsh; and Huseyn,
        Mullá, of Bushraweyh
Basír, Seyyid, the Indian, 196
Bat-há, a name of Mecca, 140, 397
Beating children forbidden by the Báb,
        220
Behá, derivatives of the word, 42, 318-
        319
Behá, month of, 421
Behá, Sheykh, a philosopher of note, 269
Behá'u'lláh (Mírzá Huseyn 'Alí of Núr), 42, 51-4,
        56-65, 69, 82-4, 89, 91-2, 97-100, 155,
        186, 195, 327, 355-373
    "   birth, date of, 373, n. 1
    "   parentage, 56, n. 2
    "   early life, 56-58
    "   adopts and preaches the Bábí faith, 58-
        62
    "   corresponds with Báb, 62
    "   position accorded to him by Báb, xvi, 42, 62-
        3
    "   arrested in 1852 at Teherán, 52, 186,
        327
    "   imprisoned for four months, 54, n. 1
    "   acquitted and released, 53-4
    "   retires to Baghdad, 54, 63
    "   retires into seclusion in Kurdistán, 64-65,
        356, 357, n. 1
    "   returns to Baghdad, 65
    "   at Baghdad, 82-3, 89
    "   at Constantinople, 90, 91
    "   at Adrianople, 92-101, 102, 358-360
    "   at Acre, 101, 155
    "   personal impressions of, xxxix-xli
    "   seclusion observed by, xxvii, xli
    "   views of his claim and character entertained
        by Behá'ís, xvi, 59, 65-66, 69, 82-3, 95-6,
        107-8, 159


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Behá'u'lláh, views of his claim
        and character entertained by Ezelís, 343
        and n. 1, 351, 355, n. 2, 356, 358-
        364
    "   writings, 27, n. 1, 69, n. 1, 123, n. 1
    "   writings or words quoted in original, 57, n. 2,
        77, n. 2, 93, n. 1, 96, n. 1, 100, n. 1, 364,
        366-8, 390-1
    "   writings or words quoted in translation, xl,
        52-3, 68-9, 70-81, 108-154, 368-9, 370,
        391-400
Behá'u'lláh, Subh-i-Ezel so called, 353
Behjé, name of Behá'u'lláh's residence at Acre,
        xxxvi-xli
"Best of Stories" (Ahsanu'l-Kisas). See
        Commentary on the Sura-i-Yúsuf
Beyán, meaning of term, 343-346
Beyán, Persian, when composed, 274, 292
    "   purposely left incomplete, 353, n. 4
    "   quoted, 218-220, 222-226, 231-234, 292-
        295, 317-318, 344-445, 347-349, 420-
        422
Biddulph, Sir Robert, xxii, xxvi
Bigotry, its evils exposed, 71, 163-166
Binánu'l-Mulk, 402
Binning (Journal of Two Years' Travel in Persia),
        187, 201-202
Biyúk Áká, 261
"Block of Heedlessness" (Jarthúmu'l-ghiflat),
        363
"Blow," "Place of the," Tabríz so called,
        322
Bondage, Bábís sold into, 129, n. 2
Book, Most Holy. See Akdas, Kitáb-i-
    "   of Fátima, 123, n. 1. See Fátima
    "   of Figures, (Kitáb-i-heyákil), 339
Book of Justice (Kitáb-i-'adliyya),
        340
    "   of Light (Kitáb-i-núr), 210, 340-1
    "   of Names (Kitáb-i-asmá), 202, 318,
        338
    "   of Precepts (Kitáb-i-ahkám), 203, 414,
        425
    "   of Proof (Kitáb-i-hujjatiyya), 339
    "   of Recompense (Kitáb-i-jezá), 336-7
    "   of Seven hundred súras (Kitáb-i-haftsad
        súra), 339
    "   of Two Sanctuaries (Kitáb-i-harameyn), 339-
        340
Bulwer, Sir Henry, xxii, xxvi, 350, 376
Buzurg, Mírzá, father of Behá'u'lláh and Subh-i-
        Ezel. See 'Abbás, Mírzá
Buzurg, Mírzá, of Kirmánsháh, one of the Ezelís
        assassinated, 371
Buzurg Khán, Mírzá, of Kazvín, Persian consul
        at Baghdad, 84-5, 88, 110, n. 2, 111, n. 1

Caiaphas, 137
Calendar, Bábí, 413-425
Charvadár-kush, name of a star, 125, n.
Chihrík, 17, 18, 21, 41, 275-7
Churchill, Mr S, 188, 193, 194
Churchill, Mr H, 194
Cobham, Mr C. D, xix, xx, xxii-xxiii, 382,
        388
Commentary on the Súratu'l'Asr, 11, 264, 340,
        346; Bakara, 346; Hamd, 340; Kawthar,
        8, 346
    "   on the Kur'án, 335
    "   on the Names, 346, n. 1
    "   on the Súrat-i-Yúsuf, 3, 208, 230, 241, 250,
        338, 339, 346
Communism, Bábíism described as a form of,
        216, 261, 380
Concord commended, 71, 154
Constantinople, Bábís sent to, 90-92, 116



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Contingent Being (imkán),
        meaning of term, 115, n. 1
Cyprus, information about Bábís exiled to, how
        obtained, xviii-xix
    "   object in visiting, xx-xxi
    "   description of visit to, xxii-xxvi
    "   documents relative to Bábí exiles preserved
        in, xxii, xxvi, 101, n. 3, 350-1, 376-
        389

Dalá'il-i-sab'a (Seven Proofs), 27, n.
        1, 221, 274, 352, n. 1
Dalláku'l-Hakíkat ("Barber of the Truth"), title
        conferred on one of Behá'u'lláh's followers,
        362
Dáru'l-amán, Kirmán so called, 354, n. 2
Dáru'l-'ibádat, Yezd so called, 354, n. 2
Dáru'l-'ilm, Shíráz so called, 294, 354, n.
        2
Dáru'l-khiláfat, Teherán so called, 354, n.
        2
Dáru's-salám, Baghdad so called, 354, n. 2
Dáru's-saltanat, Isfahán so called, 354, n.
        2
Dárúghá. See 'Abdu'l-Hamíd Khán
Dá'úd Mírzá, killed at Vásaks, 178
Day of Invocation (yawmu't-tanád)=Day of
        Judgement, 141, n. 1
Days, names of, in Bábí calendar, 414
    "   intercalary, 419, 423-5
Death, swearing by, of persons dear to one's self,
        403, n. 1
Derivative Attributes, 42, 317-319
Deyyán (Mírzá Asadu'lláh of Tabríz), 331, 357,
        365
"Direful Mischief" (fitna-i-saylam), 356 et
        seq.
Dorn, Bábí writings described by, 202, 318,
        338
Dyspepsia, swooning in, 280, n. 3

Easter, how observed by Syrian Christians,
        xxxiii-iv
Elchek, an instrument of torture, 260, n. 1
England commended, 162-3
Epistles to the Kings. See Alwáh-i-
        Salátín
Essence, identical or not identical with
        Attributes, 281
Ethé, Dr H, essay on Bábíism, 207
Eyres, Mr, British consul at Beyrout, xxviii-
        xxxiii
Ezel, title of Mírzá Yahyá, 95, n. 1. See Subh-i-
        Ezel
Ezelís, sect of Bábís, xvii-xviii
    "   assassination of. See
        Assassination

Fagnan, M. E., review of
        Baron Rosen's work, 209
Famagusta, xix, xx, xxiii-xxvi, 101, n. 3, 155,
        361, 369, 377-389, passim
Fandariskí, Mír, a philosopher of note,
        269
Faráhil, sack of, 37, n. 2
Faraju'lláh, Mírzá, one of the Bábí officers at
        Zanján, 180
Farhád Mírzá (Mu'tamadu'd-dawla), uncle of the
        present Sháh, 80
Farkadán, Arabic name of two stars called in
        English "Guards" or "Guardians," 125, n. 2
Farrá, sack of, 177
Farrásh-báshí. See 'Alí Khán, Hájí
Farrukh Khán, brother of Hájí Suleymán Khán,
        killed by Bábís at Zanján, 181, 190
Fárs, called the Land of Fá, 79, n. 2
    "   called the Abode of Knowledge, 294, 354, n.
        2
Fasá, Seyyid Yahyá at, 183
Fasáhat, wherein it differs from balághat, 284, n. 3
Fassádu'l-Ahadiyyat ("Phlebotomist of
        the Divine Unity"),



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        title earned by one of
        Behá'u'lláh's followers, 363 and n. 1
Fasting, ordinances of, 424
Fathu'lláh, Mullá, of Kum, one of those who
        attempt the Sháh's life, 53, n. 1, 185, 323-4,
        329
tima, Hidden Book of (or Hidden Words),
        123, n. 1; quoted, 125-6
tima, Subh-i-Ezel's wife, 384
    "   his daughter, 381, 386
    "   his daughter-in-law, 386
    "   Sheykh 'Alí Sayyáh's and afterwards Muskín
        Kalam's wife, 387
Fattáh, Hájí, his son secedes from Behá'u'lláh,
        262
Fattáh, Mullá, a Bábí slain at Núr, 375
Fazlu'lláh, Mírzá (Nasíru'l-Mulk), 183
Feyhá, Al- ("the spacious"), Damascus so called,
        143, n. 2
First to believe. See Avvalu-manámana
Fírúz Mírzá, 183, 257-8
Five Grades (Shu'ún-i-khamsa), 318, 335-6, 338-
        9, 343-347
Four Relations, 284, n. 3
Fourth Support (Rukn-i-rábi'), 4, 242-4
Freedom of conscience the right of all,
        165
Freemason, a Greek, xxxiv
Fu'ád, Subh-i-Ezel's son, 386
Fu'ád Páshá, 382

Gate, Gates. See Báb,
        Abwáb
Gates of the Fire (abwábu'n-nár), 234
Ghawghá, Mírzá 'Abdu'lláh, 357
Ghiyáth, xvii
Ghulám Huseyn, Mullá, of Kirmán, Sheykhí
        doctrines explained by, 243
Ghulámu'l-Khuld, title conferred by Behá'u'lláh
        on one of his followers, 362

Ghusn-i-Akbar, Ghusn-i-At-har, Ghusn-i-
        A'zam, Titles of Behá'u'lláh's sons, called
        collectively Aghsán, 361, 393, n. 2. See
        also 'Abbás Efendí
Gilbert, M. T, notice on Bábís settled in
        Kurdistán, 207
Gobineau, M. le Comte de, ix-xi, xlvi, li, 202-3,
        and throughout the work passim
Golden Calf, Behá'u'lláh likened to it by Ezelís,
        355, n. 2, 362
Goldsmid, Major-General Sir Frederic, xxii,
        261
Gordon, General, Bábí exiles released from
        Khartúm by, 129, n. 2
Gospels quoted, 137, n. 2
    "   alluded to in Persian Beyán, 224
    "   called the Alif (Injíl), 348
Guardians (nukabá), 26, 303
Guard-stars (called in Arabic Farkadán), 125, n.
        2
Guebre converted to Bábíism, 34
Guillemard, Dr F. H. H., xix
Gurgín Khán, succeeds Minúchihr Khán in
        government of Isfahán, 13

Há, the letter
        (=5), 424
Hadbá, Al- ("the prominent"), Mosul so called,
        139, n. 2, 416
Hádí, Subh-i-Ezel's son, 385
Hádí, Hájí Mullá, of Sabzawár, the philosopher,
        269
Hádí Khán of Núr, Bábí deserters placed in
        charge of, 179
Hadíkatu'sh-Shí'a ("Garden of the Shi'ites"),
        work on Shi'ite theology, 302
Haifa, Laurence Oliphant's work, 209-210,
        370
Hair, how worn by Bábís, xxxi, n. 1, xxxiv
Hájí Mírzá Ákásí, 13, 18, 21, n. 1, 22-4, 274-5,
        292
Hájibu'd-dawla. See 'Alí Khán, Hájí



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Hamzé Mírzá, 41, 176, 182, 320
Hasan, Imám, 297
Hasan, a young Bábí put to death at Yezd,
        256
Hasan, Áká Seyyid, of Yezd, brother of the
        Báb's amanuensis, 43, n. 1, 271, n. 1, 319-
        321
Hasan, Áká, deputy-chief of the farráshes,
        332
Hasan of Khamsa, one of the victims of the
        Teherán massacre, 332
Hasan Khán, Mírzá, brother of Mírzá Taki Khán
        Amír-Nizám, 41-3, 181-2, 190
Hasan, Mír Seyyid (or Mírzá), of Núr, the
        Platonist, 12, 265-8
Hasan, Seyyid, of Khurásán, one of the victims
        of the Teherán massacre, 329
Hasan, Seyyid, of Tabátabá. See Isfahán,
        Martyrs of
Hasan 'Abdu'r-Rahman Efendí, husband of
        Subh-i-Ezel's daughter Safiyya,
        385
Hasan 'Alí, Hájí Mullá, of Túsirkán, 265
Hasan 'Askarí, Imám, 297
Hashísh, Bábís charged with making use of, 203
Hasht Bihisht, Ezelí historical work called, 331,
        n. 1, 351-373
Hayátu'l-kulúb, work on Shi'ite theology, 123,
        n. 1
Hayy ("the Living"), title of Subh-i-Ezel, 353
        and n. 3
Hazár-Jaríb, attack on Bábís at, 176, 189
Hazrat-i-A'lá, 229. See Báb
    "   -i-Ezel. See Subh-i-Ezel
    "   -i-Kuddus. See Muhammad 'Alí Mullá, of
        Bárfurúsh
    "   -i-Nukté-i-Beyán, 229. See Báb
    "   -i-Nukté-i-Úlá, 229. See Báb
    "   -i-Rabbi-ul-A'lá, 229. See Báb
Helpers (nujabá), 26, 303
Hermaphrodite, 284
He whom God shall manifest (Man yudh-
        hiruhu'lláh), xvii, 18, n. 1, 55, 287, n. 1
Heykal, Súra-i-, 69, n. 1, 108, n. 1, 208, 211, 359,
        n. 2, 365, 393 and n. 2. See also
        Corrigenda, p. lv, supra
Hidden Words (Kalimát-i-maknúna). See
        Fátima, Hidden Book of
Houston, Mr G. L., xix
Houtum-Schindler, General, 404
Huart, M. C., 210, 340-1
Hujjatu'l-Islám. See Muhammad, Mullá,
        Mámákání
Hujjatu'lláh, Imám Mahdí so called, 297
Hurúf-i-Hayy. See Letters of the Living
Huseyn, Imám, 28, n. 2, 297
Huseyn ibn Rúh. See Ibn Rúh
Huseyn of Mílán (called Huseyn Ján and Abú
        'Abdi'lláh), 330-1, 357, 365
Huseyn the Water-carrier, takes part in
        assassination of Ezelís, 361
Huseyn, Áká Seyyid, of Yezd, the Báb's
        amanuensis, 43, n. 1, 44, 182, 205, 271 and
        n. 1, 272, 274, 276, 319-322, 327, 330,
        338, 339
Huseyn, Áká Seyyid, of Turshíz, one of the
        Seven Martyrs, 212, 215
Huseyn, Áká, of Ardistán, accompanies Báb
        from Shíráz to Isfahán, 263
Huseyn, Mírzá, of Kum, 129, n. 2, 186
Huseyn, Mullá, of Bushraweyh (called Jenáb-i-
        Báb, Jenáb-i-Bábu'l-Báb, Avvalu-man-
        ámana, Harf-i-avval, Ism-i-avval, &c.), xxi,
        xliii, 5, 29, 35-8, 95, n. 1, 176-8, 184, 189-
        190, 192, 195, 230, 240-1, 245, 250-1, 310,
        374
Huseyn, Mullá, of Khurásán, 110, n. 3, 327,
        329


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Huseyn, Seyyid, of Isfahán, or
        of Hindiyán, 331, 357
Huseyn, Seyyid, of Tabátabá. See Isfahán,
        Martyrs of
Huseyn Khán, Ajúdán-báshí, Governor of Fárs,
        10, 11, 175, 189, 262
Huseyn Khán, Mushíru'd-dawla, Persian
        Ambassador at Constantinople, 85, n. 1,
        358
Huseyn 'Alí, Mírzá, of Núr. See Behá'u'lláh
       
Huseyn 'Alí, of Káshán, one of the Ezelís
        assassinated, 371

Ibn Hishám, narrative
        cited from, 372
Ibn Mihriyár, 26, 302-3
Ibn Muljam, the murderer of 'Alí b. Abí Tálib,
        296
Ibn Rúh, Huseyn, 25, 229, 233, 298, 301-
        2
Ibrahím, Hájí, assassinated at Acre, 362,
        371
Ibrahím, Mullá, of Mahallát, 311, 312
Íkán, a controversial work of the Bábís, xiv, xlii,
        27, n. 1, 211, 259, 411, 413, 415
'Ilmu'l-Hudá, 197. See Murtazá, Seyyid
Imamate, doctrine of, 296-9
Imáms, regarded as creative powers by Sheykh
        Ahmad of Ahsá, 236-7
Imám-Jum'a, of Isfahán, 402. See Muhammad
        Huseyn, Mír
Imám-kulí Mírzá, governor of Kirmánsháh,
        184
'Imárat-i-Khurshíd, 13, n. 2
'Imárat-i-Sadr, 13, n. 2
Indian Believer (Mu'min-i-Hindí), 196
Intolerance deprecated, 71, 72
'Irák-i-'Arab, 64, n. 1. See Baghdad
Isfahán, conference of, 264-8
    "   martyrs of, xlv, 167-9, 400-403
Islám perfected in this Manifestation, 225

'Ishkábád, assassination of a Bábí at, 411-
        2
Ism-i-Ákhir. See Ákhir, Ism-i-
Isma'íl, Hájí Mírzá, of Káshán, brother of Mírzá
        Jání, 332
Isma'íl, Hájí Mullá, of Kum, one of the Seven
        Martyrs, 212-213
Isma'íl, Sheykh, 331
Isma'ílís, 296
Iz-háku'l-Bátil ("the Crushing of Falsehood"),
        attack on Bábí doctrines written by Hájí
        Karím Khán, 242


Jabal-i-Básit ("the Open Mountain"), 276. See
        also Mákú
Jabal-i-Shadíd ("the Grievous Mountain"), 276.
        See also Chihrík
Jábir, Hadíth-i-, 259 and n. 1
Jábir, Sultán, 267
Jabrá'íl-i-Amín, one of Behá'u'lláh's followers so
        called, 362
Jábulká, fabulous city of, 25, 298-301
Jábulsá, fabulous city of, 25, 298-301
Ja'far-i-Sádik, Imám, 24 and n. 3, 236,
        297
Ja'far, Abú, Muhammad b. 'Othmán, 233,
        298
Ja'far, Abú, Muhammad b. 'Alí ash-Shalmaghání,
        229, 302
Ja'far, brother of Huseyn of Mílán (q.v.), self-
        styled "King of Baghdad," 331
Ja'far, Hájí, murdered at Acre, 362
Ja'far, Hájí [Muhammad], of Tabríz, 100 and n. 1,
        208
Ja'far-i-Kashfí, Seyyid, the father of Seyyid
        Yahyá of Dáráb, 8, 183, 254
Ja'far-kulí Khán, officer of besieging army at
        Sheykh Tabarsí, 190
Ja'far-kulí Khán, brother of Sadr-i-A'zam, 329,
        374
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Prince Zillu's-Sultán, 403 and
        n. 1
Jalálu'd-Dín, son of Sheykh 'Alí Sayyáh,
        387
Jalíl, Mullá, of Urúmiyya, 5, 248
Jamálu'd-Dín, son of Sheykh 'Alí Sayyáh,
        387
Jamáliyya, daughter of Sheykh 'Alí Sayyáh,
        387
Jámí cited, 114, n. 1
Janayn, name of one of Behá'u'lláh's gardens at
        Acre, 210
Jání, Hájí Mírzá, of Káshán, 263, 271, 308,
        332
Jarthúmu'l-ghiflat ("Block of Heedlessness"),
        363 and n. 1
Jawád, a title of the ninth Imám, 267 and n.
        1
Jawád, Áká Seyyid [of Kerbelá], an influential
        Ezelí who died about seven years ago at
        Kirmán, 342, n. 2
Jawád, Mírzá, of Khurásán, acquitted with
        Behá'u'lláh, 186, 327
Jemálu'd-Dín Bey of Beyrout, xxx
Jemálu'd-Dín Hasan b. Yúsuf b. 'Alí, of Hilla.
        See 'Alláma
Jemálu'd-Dín al-Afghán, Seyyid, 199
Jenáb-i-'Azím. See 'Alí, Mullá Sheykh
    "   -i-Báb, or Bábu'l-Báb. See Huseyn, Mullá, of
        Bushraweyh
    "   -i-Kuddús. See Muhammad 'Alí, Hájí Mullá,
        of Bárfurúsh
    "   -i-Mukaddas [-i-Khurásán]. See Sádik,
        Mullá [Muhammad], of Khurásán
    "   -i-Táhira. See Kurratu'l-'Ayn
Jesus Christ, 137, 224-5
    "   Behá'u'lláh compared to, xvi
Jews, persecution of, in Isfahán, 407
John the Baptist, the Báb compared to,
        xvi
Jorjání cited, 303-4
Joseph, Súra of, Commentary on. See
        Commentary
Julfá, Christian priest of, 169
Juzghands (candied walnuts) used by the Bábís
        for conveyance of letters, 276

Ká'ání, his poems cited, 199, 325-326
Ka'b b. Ashraf, a strenuous opponent of
        Muhammad, 135 and n. 4
Káfí, book of Shi'ite traditions, 259, n. 1
Kahír. See Rajab 'Alí, Mullá
Ká'im, 28, 297. See also Mahdí, Imám
Kalimát-i-Maknúna. See Fátima, Hidden Book
        of
Kalín (or Kuleyn), village of, 14, 79
Kamálu'd-Dín, son of Sheykh 'Alí Sayyáh,
        387
Kámil Páshá, 379
Kannádu's-Samadániyyat ("Confectioner of the
        Divine Eternity"), 362
Kánún of Avicenna, 280, n. 3
Káraván-kush, name of a star, 125, n. 1
Karím Khán, Hájí Muhammad, 198, 241-2,
        244
Karkúk, 90
Kashfí. See Ja'far-i-Kashfí, Seyyid
Kásht, in Mázandarán, 178
Kásim of Níríz, one of the victims of the Teherán
        massacre, 332
Kawthar, a river in Paradise, 118, 392
    "   Commentary on Súratu'l-. See
        Commentary
    "   Súratu'l-, 283
Kazem-Beg, Mírzá, li-lii, 174, 187, 204-5, and
        throughout the work passim
zim, Hájí Seyyid, of Resht, 29, 31, 184, 195,
        198, 228, 238-241, 250
zim Kaltúkí, Hájí, blown from mortar at
        Zanján, 181
zim Khán Afshár, present at siege of Zanján,
        180



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zim Khán, Muhammad,
        Farrásh-báshí, 289
zim, Mullá, Ezelí killed at Isfahán, 400
zim, Mullá Muhammad, mujtahid of
        Sháhrúd, 176
zim, Seyyid, of Zanján, accompanies Báb to
        Isfahán, 11, 263
zimeyn, shrine of, near Baghdad, 85, n.
        2
Kazvíní cited, 299-301
Kerbelá, massacre of, 139, n. 3
Ketmán (concealment of religious convictions),
        216
Khabbázu'l-Wáhidiyyat ("Baker of the Divine
        Unity"), 362
Khadíjé, the Báb's mother, 289
Khádimu'lláh (Áká Mírzá Áká Ján of Káshán),
        xli, 355, n. 2, 358-362, 393, n. 2,
        408
Khán-i-gandum-firúshán, at Acre, 362
Khán-i-sharkí, at Constantinople, 363
Khánlar Mírzá, 176
Khartúm, Bábís exiled to, 129, n. 2
Khayyát-báshí, assassinated at Acre, 362,
        371
Khiláfat, office of, how regarded by Sunnís,
        296
Khusraw of Kádí-kalá, 36, 37, n. 2, 177
Khutbé-i-Kahriyyé ("the Sermon of Wrath"),
        274-5
Kinár-i-gird, 14
Kisasu'l-'Ulamá (Stories of Divines), work of
        Shi'ite biography, 86, n. 1, 197-8, 235-6,
        277-8
Kishlák of Núr, 60 and n. 2
Kitáb-i-Alfeyn or Alifeyn. See Alfeyn, Kitáb-i-
    "   -i-Akdas. See Akdas, Kitáb-i-
Kitáb. See Book
Kiyá-kalá, in Mázandarán, 178
Kremer, Baron A. von, 206-7, 229, 242
Kuch 'Alí Sultán, one of the Báb's executioners,
        182
Kuláh-i-Firangí, summer-house at Shíráz,
        258
    "   Kur'án of the Bábís," 198, 202
Kurbán 'Alí, Mírzá, the dervish, one of the Seven
        Martyrs, 212, 214
Kurdistán, Bábís in, 207
    "   Behá'u'lláh's retirement into, 64-5, 356, 357,
        n. 1
Kurratu'l-'Ayn (Zarrín-Táj, entitled also Jenáb-i-
        Táhira), xxi, 30-32, 175, 186, 189, 196,
        197-8, 203-4, 207-8, 247, 309-316, 327,
        334, 342, n. 1
Kúrsí, how used in Persia, 309, n. 1

Lahsá'í (more accurately Ahsá'í), 234. See Ahmad
        Ahsá'í, Sheykh
Land of Alif (=Ázarbaiján), 79, n. 2
    "   of 'Ayn (='Irák), 79, n. 2
    "   of Fá (=Fárs), 79, n. 2
    "   of Káf and Rá (=Kirmán), 79, n. 2
    "   of Khá (=Khurásán), 79, n. 2
    "   of Mím (=Mázandarán), 79, n. 2
    "   of Tá (=Teherán), 79, n. 2
    "   of the Mystery (=Adrianople), 361 and n.
        2
Langar, near Kirmán, present head-quarters of the
        Sheykhís, 244
Lawh-i-Akdas, a misnomer for the Kitáb-i-
        Akdas, 211. See also Akdas, Kitáb-i-
       
    "   -i-Nasír, quoted, 96, n. 1
    "   -i-Ra'ís, quoted, 100, n. 1
    "   -i-Sultán, how sent and received, 102-
        8
    "   -i-Sultán, translation of, 108-151, 390-
        400
Lelé-Báshí, 188. See Rizá-kuli Khán
Letter, the First (Harf-i-avval), 241, 250. See
        Huseyn, Mullá, of Bushraweyh
Letters of Denial (Hurúf-i-nafy), 234



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Letters of the Living (Hurúfát-
        i-Hayy), xvi, xxiv, 95, n. 1, 353, 357, 421-
        2
Leylatu'l-Kadr, 262, n. 1
Lisánu'l-Mulk (Mírzá Takí, Mustawfí, better
        known as Sipihr, author of the Násikhu't-
        Tawáríkh, q.v.), 173, 187, 203, 323
Lovett, surveys on the road from Shíráz to Bam,
        261
Lutf-'Alí, Mírzá, the chamberlain, 8
Lutf-'Alí, Mírzá, the secretary, 36
Lutf-'Alí of Shíráz, one of the victims of the
        Teherán massacre, 331

Madness
        attributed to the Bábís, xxxviii, 213
Mahalla-i-Bábí in Níríz, 261
Máhán, burial-place of Sháh Ni'matu'lláh,
        244
Mahbúbu'sh-Shuhadá ("the Beloved of
        Martyrs"). See Isfahán, Martyrs of
Mahdí, Imám, 25, n. 1, 259, 289, 294, n. 2, 297-
        9
    "   Imám, Báb's claim to be the, 20, 24, 25, n. 1,
        275, 288-9, 290-5
Mahdí, Áká, Maliku't-Tujjár, takes part in
        Teherán massacre, 332
Mahdí, Áká, of Káshán, entrusted with keeping
        of Báb's body, 46, n. 1; martyred at
        Teherán, 330
Mahdí, Mullá, of Kand, 5, 248
Mahdí-kulí Mírzá, 37, n. 2, 38, 177-9, 190, 247,
        306-7
Mahd-i-'Ulyá, one of Behá'u'lláh's wives so
        entitled, 361
Mahmud Efendí, mufti of Baghdad, 249
Mahmúd, Hájí Mullá, Nizámu'l-'Ulamá, 19, 189,
        278-289
Mahmúd Khán, the Kalántar, 31, 261, n. 1, 312-
        313, 334
Mahmúd Khán, of Khúy, present at siege of
        Zanján, 180

Mahmúd, Mírzá, acquitted with Behá'u'lláh,
        186, 327
Mahmúd, Mírzá, of Kazvín, one of the victims
        of the Teherán massacre, 330
Mákú (called by Báb "Jabal-i-Básit," q.v.), 15-
        17, 271-7
Malláhu'l-Kuds ("the Sailor of Sanctity"), one
        of Behá'u'lláh's followers so entitled,
        362
Ma'mún, the Caliph, his argument with the Imám
        Rizá, 283, n. 1
Manifestation (zuhúr). See Báb
Maryam, Subh-i-Ezel's daughter, 386
Masjid-i-Sháh in Isfahán, 264-5
Masnaví quoted, 23 and n. 1, 287 and n. 2
    "   illustration from, 372
Mást (curdled milk), letters conveyed in,
        276
Mázandarán insurrection. See Tabarsí,
        Sheykh
Mázandarání dialect, history composed in, 202,
        205
Mazdakites, Bábís likened to, 201, 209
Merrick quoted, 123, n. 1
Metempsychosis alleged to be a Bábí tenet,
        189
Meydán-i-Sháh, in Teherán, 213, n. 1
    "   in Isfahán, 403
Mihr 'Alí Khán of Núr, Shujá'u'l-Mulk, 183, 257-
        260
Mílán, 47, 247, 272-3
Minúchihr Khán, Mu'tamadu'd-Dawla, 11-13,
        175, 189, 263-5, 277
Miracles demanded of the Báb, 287-8
Mír Dámád, a philosopher of note, 269-
        270
Mír Fandariskí, a philosopher of note, 269-
        270
Mírzá Buzurg. See Buzurg, Mírzá
Mírzá'ís, Behá'ís so called by Ezelís, 343, n.
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Mochenin, M., his memoir on
        the Bábís, 205, 276
Months, names of Bábí, 414
Mormons, Bábís compared to, 201
Moses, his dispensation, noticed in Persian
        Beyan, 224
Mosul, 90, 208, 413
    "   called al-Hadbá, 139, n. 2, 416
Mu'allim-i-Núrí (Mullá Muhammad), 271
Mubashshir, Hazrat-i-, Báb so called by Behá'ís,
        230
Muhammad, Subh-i-Ezel's son, 386
Muhammad b. Maslama, slays Ka'b b. Ashraf at
        the command of the Prophet, 135, n.
        4
Muhammad, Áká, of Isfahán, one of those who
        conveyed the Báb's remains to Teherán,
        110, n. 3
Muhammad Beg, Chápárjí, 16, 271-3
Muhammad of Mázandarán, Behá'u'lláh's
        servant, 357
Muhammad of Najafábád, one of the victims of
        the Teherán massacre, 330
Muhammad, Hájí (or Áká) Seyyid, of Isfahán,
        mujtahid, 118 and n. 3
Muhammad, Mírzá Seyyid, of Isfahán, Imám-
        Jum'a, 266
Muhammad Khán, Begler-begi, present at siege
        of Zanján, 180-1
Muhammad Nabíl, Mírzá, See Nabíl
Muhammad b. Suleymán-i-Tanakábuní, Mírzá,
        author of Kisasu'l-'Ulamá, 197
Muhammad, Mírzá of Níríz, one of the victims
        of the Teherán massacre, 53, n. 1, 323 and n.
        1, 330
Muhammad, Mullá, Kurratu'l-'Ayn's husband,
        311
Muhammad, Mullá, Mámákání, 19, 43, 182, 278,
        285-6
Muhammad, Mullá, of Núr, See Mu'allim-i-
        Núrí
Muhammad, Mullá, of Núr, avoids discussion
        with Behá'u'lláh, 60-2
Muhammad, (Hájí) Seyyid, of Isfahán, the Ezelí,
        93 and n. 1, 97, 185, 356, 360, 361, 370,
        371
Muhammad Sháh, 7, 10, 21, 32, 62, 176, 189,
        277
Muhammad 'Alí of Bárfurúsh (or Mázandarán),
        [Hájí] Mullá (or Mírzá), called by the Bábís
        "Jenáb-i-Kuddús," 5, 29, 95, n. 1, 176-9,
        195, 253, 306-9, 374; his writings, 30, n.
        1
Muhammad 'Alí of Zanján, Mullá, 9-10, 39, 179-
        181
Muhammad 'Alí of Tabríz, Áká (or Mírzá, or
        Mullá), 43, 46, n. 1, 182, 320-2
Muhammad 'Alí of Isfahán, Áká, secedes from
        Behá'u'lláh, 362-3
Muhammad 'Alí of Najafábád, one of the victims
        of the Teherán massacre, 330
Muhammad 'Alí the barber, one of those
        engaged in the assassination of the Ezelís,
        359, 361
Muhammad 'Alí, Hájí, a Bábí killed at Kazvín,
        312
Muhammad 'Alí, Hájí, a Bábí executed after the
        Zanján rising, 181
Muhammad 'Alí Khán Sháhsívan, present at the
        Zanján siege, 180
Muhammad Bákir. See Bákir, Muhammad
       
Muhammad Hasan, Áká Mírzá, brother of Mullá
        Huseyn of Bushraweyh 307
Muhammad Hasan, Hájí Mírzá, of Khurásán, one
        of the Bábís taken captive at Sheykh
        Tabarsí, 307
Muhammad Hasan Khán, of Erivan, suspected
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        in the plot against the Sháh, 191
Muhammad Hasan, Mírzá, of Núr, the Platonist,
        266-8
Muhammad Hasan, Sheykh, 86, n. 1, 249 and n.
        1
Muhammad Huseyn, Áká, of Ardistán,
        accompanies Báb on journey to Isfahán,
        263
Muhammad Huseyn, Mír, Imám-Jum'a of
        Isfahán (q.v.), 167-169
Muhammad Huseyn, Mírzá, of Tabríz, one of the
        Seven Martyrs, 212
Muhammad Ja'far, Hájí, of Fárs, one of the
        clergy of Isfahán, 265
Muhammad Ja'far, Mullá, of Nirák, remonstrates
        with Behá'u'lláh, 356
Muhammad Jawád of Kazvín, murderer of
        Ezelís, 361
Muhammad Mahdí, Áká, Kalbásí, one of the
        clergy of Isfahán, 12, 265-6
Muhammad Mahdí, Hájí, mentioned in Kitáb-i-
        Jezá, 337
Muhammad Rizá, Hájí, of Isfahán, assassinated
        by Muhammadans at 'Ishkábád, 411-
        412
Muhammad Rizá, Hájí, one of the murdered
        Ezelís, 356, 359
Muhammad Rizá, Seyyid, the Báb's father, 2,
        250, 289
Muhammad Sádik. See Sádik, Mullá
        [Muhammad], of Khurásán
Muhammad Sálih, Hájí Mullá, of Kazvín,
        father of Kurratu'l-'Ayn, 197, 310-1
Muhammad Takí, Imám, 297
Muhammad Takí Khán, Mírzá, killed at Núr,
        375
Muhammad Takí, Mírzá, kills Khusraw of Kádí-
        kalá, 36, n. 2
Muhammad Takí, Hájí Mullá, of Kazvín, called
        Shahíd-i-Thá-
        lith, uncle of Kurratu'l-'Ayn, 175, 197-
        8, 236, 310-1
Muhammad Takí, Mullá, of Herát, 185
Muhammad Takí of Shíráz, one of the victims
        of the Teherán massacre, 330
Muhayyisa, assassinates a Jew by command of
        the Prophet Muhammad, 372
Muhsin, one of the muftís of Baghdad,
        249
Muhsin, Hájí, a Bábí executed after the Zanján
        rising, 181
Mujtahid, meaning of the term, 266, n. 1
Mukallid, meaning of the term, 266, n. 1
Mukaddas-i-Khurásán, 246. See Sadik, Mullá
        [Muhammad], of Khurásán, and 'Alí, Mullá,
        of Bistám, both of whom appear to have
        enjoyed this title
Múmin-i-Hindí ("the Indian believer"),
        196
Múrché-Khúr, near Isfahán, 13 and n. 1
Murgh Mahalla, in Shimrán, Behá'u'lláh's
        residence, 81
Murtazá, Sheykh, of Shushtar, an instance of
        true piety amongst the Shi'ite clergy, 86
        and n. 1, 129
Murtazá, Seyyid, 'Ilmu'l-Hudá, 197
Murtazá, Seyyid, accompanies the Báb to Mákú,
        271, n. 1, 272
Murtazá-kulí, Hájí [or Mullá], Marandí, 43, 278,
        286-7
Músá, brother of Behá'u'lláh, xxxiv, 56, n.
        2
Músá Kázim, Imám, 85, n. 2, 297
Músá Khán, takes part in massacre of Teherán,
        329
Mushkín Kalam, xxiii, 360, 361, 377-382, 387-
        9
Mushkín-i-Iláhí, title conferred on one of
        Behá'u'lláh's followers, 362


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Mustafá, Mírzá, of Nirák, one
        of the murderers of the Ezelís, 363
Mustafá Khán, Kájár, colonel of the Shakáki
        regiment, 180
Mustafá-kulí Khán Kára-gúzlú, takes part in
        suppression of Níríz insurrection, 183,
        257
Mustagháth, xvii
Mu'tamadu'd-Dawla. See Minúchihr Khán and
        Farhád Mírzá
Mutasharri's, sect of, 162 and n. 1

Nabí, Mírzá, of Damávand, one of the victims of
        the Teherán massacre, 330
Nabíl, Mírzá Muhammad, of Zarand, "the
        tongue-tied" (al-akhras), his claim to
        supremacy, 357 and n. 5, 365; his
        chronology, xvii, 54, n. 1, 55, n. 3, 90, n. 1,
        155, n. 1, 373, n. 1
Na'im, Mírzá, takes part in suppression of Níríz
        insurrection, 258, 259; his disgrace and
        punishment, 260-1
Najaf of Khamsa, one of the victims of the
        Teherán massacre, 331
Najafábád, near Isfahán, persecution of Bábís at,
        406-410
Najafí, Áká, persecutes Bábís, 408
Najmájer, Marie von, authoress of the poem
        Gurret-čl-Eyn, 207-8, 309
Nakí, Hájí Mírzá, of Kirmán, one of the Seven
        Martyrs, 212
Námik Páshá, governor of Baghdad, 84, n. 2,
        111, n. 1
Námúsí, a kind of mosquito-curtain, xxxv
Narcotics. See Hashísh, Opium
Narjis Khátún, mother of Imám Mahdí, 289,
        297
Násikhu't-Tawáríkh, 173-188, 205; quoted, 227-
        8, 251, 265-8, 277-8, 324-5, 326, 327, 328-
        334

siru'd- Dín Sháh, 20 and n. 2, 151, n. 1,
        278, 280, 287, 288
    "   attempt on life of, xlvi, 49-51, 53, n. 1, 191-2,
        201, 323-8
    "   Behá'u'lláh's epistle to. See Lawh-i-
        Sultán
Nasír, Hájí, of Kazvín, taken captive at Sheykh
        Tabarsí, 129, n. 2, 307
Nasír the Arab, assassinates Mullá Rajab-'Alí
        the Ezelí, 363
siriyya regiment, 180-1
Nasíru'l-Mulk. See Fazlu'lláh, Mírzá
Nasru'lláh, Áká Mírzá, one of the Ezelís
        assassinated, 361, 371
Nasru'lláh Khán, takes part in Teherán massacre,
        332
Nawrúz, ordinances concerning, 422-5
Nejáshí, 397
Ni'matu'lláh, Sheykh, of Ámul, taken captive at
        Sheykh Tabarsí, 307
Ni'matu'lláh, Sháh, his shrine at Máhán,
        244
Níríz, insurrection at, 39-40, 47, n. 1, 183-4, 191,
        195, 202, 253-261
Niyávarán, 52
Nizámu'l-Mulk, takes part in massacre of
        Teherán, 329
Nizámu'l-'Ulamá. See Mahmúd, Hájí
        Mullá
Noeldeke, Professor, li, 209
Nubuvvat-i-Khássa ("Special Mission"),
        treatise on, by Báb, 11, 54
Nujabá. See Helpers
Nukabá. See Guardians
Nukta, Hazrat-i-, xvi, 60, n. 1, 229, 422. See
        also Báb
Núr, Kitáb-i-. See Book of Light
Núr, raid on, 375-6
Núru'lláh, Subh-i-Ezel's son, 384
Nuseyrís, 14 and n. 1, 162 and n. 1
Núshírván, King, 201


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Occultation (ghaybat) of
        Twelfth Imám, 25, 233, 244, 296-9
Oliphant, Laurence, 209-210, 370
'Omar, the 13 rules of, 407
Opium, its use prohibited by Báb, 133, n.
        1
Ordinances of God called "Sealed Wine" (rahík-
        i-makhtúm), 77, n. 2
Ordinances of God called "Pure Wine,"
        148
'Othmán b. Sa'íd, Abú 'Umar, 233,
        298

Paraclete, 293, n. 1
PĆlerinage, Journal du. See Ziyárat-náma
Persecution, disastrous consequences of, 160-1,
        164
    "   uselessness of, 48, 49, 67, 157-158, 160,
        165
Persecutions, abortive, of Bábís, 410-411
"Phlebotomist of the Divine Unity" (Fassádu'l-
        Ahadiyyat), 363 and n. 1
Piggott, 207
Pillon, F., 207
Pírí, Mash-hadí, one of the Bábís of Zanján,
        180
Point. See Nukta and Báb
Polak, Dr, 203-4, 313, 314
"Preceding Mercy" (rahmat-i-sábika), meaning
        of term, 113, n. 1

Querry, Droit
        Musulman, 285, n. 1

Rádagán, Hamzé
        Mírzá's camp at, 176
Rafí', Mírzá, of Núr, one of the victims of the
        Teherán massacre, 330
Rajab 'Alí, Mullá, Kahír, one of the Ezelís
        assassinated at Baghdad, 356, 359, 363,
        371
Rasúl, Áká, deserts from Sheykh Tabarsí,
        179

Rawzatu's-Safá, 188-192, 277-278
Reinaud, M., his translation of Abu'l-Fedá cited,
        299
Renan, massacre of Teherán how characterized by
        him, xlv
Resurrection, how understood by Báb, 224,
        225
Rizá, Imám, 282, 283 and n. 1, 297
Rizá Khán, one of the Bábís at Sheykh Tabarsí,
        179
Rizá, Mírzá, one of the Bábís executed at the
        conclusion of the Zanján siege, 181
Rizá, Seyyid Muhammad, the Báb's father, 2,
        250, 289
Rizá-kulí Khán, Lelé-Báshí, 188, 323
Rizá-kulí, Mírzá, of Tafrísh, one of the Ezelís
        assassinated at Acre, 93, n. 1, 361,
        370
Rizván 'Alí, Subh-i-Ezel's son, xxiv, xxv,
        385
Rosen, Baron Victor, liii, 27, n. 1, 69, n. 1, 96, n.
        1, 102, n. 1, 108, n. 1, 208-9, 210-11, 365,
        390-2, 411-2, 416, and passim throughout
        the work. See also Corrigenda, p. lv,
        supra
Rukayya, Subh-i-Ezel's wife, 384
Rukayya, servant of Mushkín Kalam,
        387
Ruknu'd-Dawla, Muhammad 'Alí Mírzá, bestows
        on Sheykh Ahmad Ahsá'í a yearly
        pension, 235-6
Russia, war of 1825 with Persia, 118, n. 3,
        119
Russian ambassador intercedes for Bábís,
        376
Russian government, assassins of a Bábí
        punished by, 411-2

S * * * * * ,
        Sheykh, the Bábí courier, 413
S * * * * * , Sheykh, his account of what passed
        between him and the Prince Zillu's-Sultán,
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Sabz-i-Meydán, in Teherán,
        213, n. 1
Sadducees, Bábís likened to, 201
Sádik, Mullá, of Marágha, one of the Seven
        Martyrs, 212
Sádik, Mullá [Muhammad], of Khurásán, called
        by the Bábís Jenáb-i-Mukaddas and
        Mukaddas-i-Khurásán, 5, 129, n. 2, 195,
        246-7, 307. See also 'Alí, Mullá, of Bistám,
        who, according to Subh-i-Ezel (248-9),
        also bore this title
Sádik, of Zanján (or Mílán), 49, 53, n. 1, 185,
        323-4, 332
Sadr. See Áká Khán of Núr
Sadrá, Mullá, the philosopher, 12, 268-
        271
Sadru'd-Dawla, takes part in siege of Zanján,
        180-1
Sa'du'l-Mulk, governor of Bushire, 411
Safiyya, Subh-i-Ezel's daughter, 384-5
Sa'ída, the bearded woman, 306
Sa'íd Khán, Mírzá, Minister of Foreign Affairs,
        110, 329
Sa'íd, Sheykh, the Indian, 5, 248. (It seems
        possible that this person may be identical
        with the "Indian Believer" spoken of in the
        Táríkh-i-Jadíd. See p. 196)
Sa'ídu'l-'Ulamá, one of the clergy of Bárfurúsh,
        30, 35, 176, 307-9
Sálih, Hájí Mullá [Muhammad], of Kazvín, the
        father of Kurratu'l-'Ayn, 30, 197, 310-
        311
Sálih, Mír, one of the Zanján insurgents,
        180
Sálih, Mírzá, of Shíráz, the murderer of Hájí
        Mullá Muhammad Takí, 311-2
Sálih, Sheykh, the Arab, one of Kurratu'l-'Ayn's
        converts, put to death at Teherán, 311-
        2
Sálih Táhir, 312
Sám Khán, colonel of the Christian regiment
        of Urúmiyya, 43-44
Sámí Bey, 199
Sámirí, 355, n. 2, 362
Sarkalú, the place of Behá's retirement in
        Khurdistán, 64
Sayyáh, Sheykh (or Mírzá) 'Alí, one of the
        Cyprus exiles, 352, 361, 380 and n. 2, 381,
        382 and n. 1, 386-7
Sedition disavowed and censured, 116, 152,
        394
Seven Letters, Person of the (Zát-i-hurúf-i-
        sab'a), a title of the Báb, 230, 231, 421-
        2
Seven Martyrs (Shuhadá-i-sab'a), xlv, 47, n. 1,
        196, 201, 211-218
Seven Proofs. See Dalá'il-i-sab'a
Sévruguin, M., his memoir on the Bábís, 205,
        248
Seyfúr, 184, n. 1
Seyr-i-kulúb ("spiritual sight-seeing"),
        401
Sháh See Muhammad Sháh, and Násiru'd-Dín
        Sháh
Sháh 'Abdu'l-'Azím, Shrine of, 46, n. 1, 185,
        216, 332
Sháhbáz Khán, of Marágha, present at siege of
        Zanján, 180
Shahíd-i-thálith. See Muhammad Takí, Hájí
        Mullá, of Kazvín
Sháh Ni'matu'lláh, his shrine at Máhán,
        244
Sháhzádé Huseyn at Kazvín 198
Shakákí regiment at siege of Zanján, 180
Shalmaghání, ash-, 229
Shawáhid-i-Rubúbiyya ("Evidences of
        Divinity"), by Mullá Sadrá, 269-
        271
Sheep, decapitation of, honour shewn to great
        men by, 326, n. 1
Sheil, Lady, 200-1, 211-212, 226-7
Sheykhís, sect of the, 4, 162, 234-244
Sheykhí, a Bábí executed at Zanján, 180


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Sheykh Tabarsí, castle of. See
        Tabarsí
Sheykhu'l-'Ajam, author of a history of the
        Mázandarán insurrection in the
        Mázandarání dialect, 205
Shi'ite doctrine, certain points of, 296-
        306
Shimr, 272
Shimrán, 50, 52, 81 and n. 1
Shíráz, called Dáru'l-'Ilm ("the Abode of
        Knowledge"), 294, n. 1, 354, n. 2
Shujá'u'l-Mulk. See Mihr 'Alí Khán, of
        Núr
Shu'ún-i-khamsa. See Five Grades
Si-dih, persecutions at, 169, n. 1, 406-410
Sidon, Bábí agent at, xliii
Sipihr. See Lisánu'l-Mulk
Slane, Baron Mac Guckin de --'s translation of
        Ibn Khallikán, 229, 302
Slavery, Bábís sold into, 129, n. 2, 247
Smith, Joe, founder of the Mormon sect, Báb
        likened to, 201
Sofyán, appearance of, 26, 305-306
Special Mission. See Nubuvvat-i-Khássa
Straw, heads stuffed with, 258 and n. 1
Style affected by Bábís, xlvi-xlviii
Su'ál ú Jawáb, work on Shi'ite jurisprudence,
        285, n. 1
Subh-i-Ezel (Mírzá Yahyá):- chief references:
        xv-xxvi, 51, 63-4, 89-90, 93-101, 349-
        389
    "   other titles, 95, n. 1, 353
    "   birth, date of, 373 and nn. 1 and 2
    "   parentage and early life, 56, n. 2, 373
    "   first becomes prominent, 62-63, 352-4
    "   how regarded by Báb, xvi, xxiv, 95, n. 1, 350,
        352-4
Subh-i-Ezel, how regarded by Behá and the
        Behá'ís, 93, n. 1 (Kitáb-i-Akdas); 96, n. 1
        (Lawh-i-Nasír); xlv (Traveller's
        Narrative); 195 (Táríkh-i-Jadíd); xxiii
        (Mushkín Kalam)
    "   in Persia, 63, 354, 374
    "   escapes to Baghdad, 51-2, 354, 375
    "   at Baghdad, 63-4, 355-8
    "   departure from Baghdad to Constantinople,
        89, 90, n. 1, 358
    "   at Adrianople, 92 et seq., 99, n. 1, 358-
        361
    "   date of banishment to Famagusta, 101, n. 3,
        373, n. 2, 378, n. 2, 380, 382
    "   visited at Famagusta, xxiv-xxvi
    "   his family, xxiv, 384-6
    "   his statements quoted, 41, n. 2, 46, n. 1, 84, n.
        2, 86, n. 1, 202, 221, 248-9, 261, 262, 308,
        312-3, 314, 334, 335-344, &c.
    "   his writings, 210, 335, 340-2
Súfís, Gobineau's opinion of, x
Suleymán, Mash-hadí, executed at Zanján,
        181
Suleymán Khán Afshár, 179, 182, 239, n.
        1
Suleymán Khán, Hájí, son of Yahyá Khán of
        Tabríz, xxi, 46-7, 185, 192, 239, n. 1, 253,
        332, 327, 329, 331, 332-334
Suleymán-kulí, Mírzá, acquitted with
        Behá'u'lláh, 186, 327
Suleymániyyé, visited by Behá'u'lláh, 64-
        5
Sultán Huseyn Mírzá, killed at Sheykh Tabarsí,
        178
Sultán, Sheykh, the Arab, converted by
        Kurratu'l-'Ayn, 311
Sultánu'sh-Shuhadá. See Isfahán, Martyrs
        of
Suneyna (or Subeyna), a Jew assassinated by
        command of Muhammad, 372
Súra-i-Heykal. See Heykal


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Súra of Joseph of Yúsuf. See
        Commentary
Súra of Kawthar. See Commentary
Súra of Wa'l-'Asr. See Commentary
Swooning in dyspepsia, 280

Tabarí, wherein
        his special value as a historian consists,
        li
Tabarsí, Sheykh, castle of, xxi, n. 1, 37-9, 95, n.
        1, 129, n. 2, 177-9, 189, 195, 247, 306-
        307
    "   form of prayer appointed for visitation of,
        338
Tabátabá, Seyyids of, 167. See Isfahán, martyrs
        of
Tabáyun, one of the "four relations," 284 and n.
        3
Tabríz, called Muhall-i-Zarb and Mash-had,
        322. See also Báb
Táhir, Mírzá, 185
Táhir, Sheykh, one of Kurratu'l-'Ayn's converts,
        311-312
Táhira, Jenáb-i-. See Kurratu'l-'Ayn
Tahmásp Mírzá, governor of Shíráz, 258
Tahmásp-kulí Khán, 190
Takiya (concealment of opinions), 216
Takí Khán, Mírzá. See Amír-Nizám
Takí'u'd-Dín, Subh-i-Ezel's son, xxiv, xxvi,
        386
Takúr in Mázandarán, Subh-i-Ezel's native
        place, 352
Tal'at, Subh-i-Ezel's daughter, 384-5
Tang-i-Kájár, an instrument of torture,
        260
Táríkh-i-Jadíd, xiv-xv, xlii, xliv, 192-7
    "   cited or appealed to, 212-218, 238-240, 245-
        8, 250, 254-259, 263, 264-5, 271-7, 291-
        292, 307-9, 309-312, 319-322
Tasáwí, one of the "four relations," 284 and n.
        3

Teherán, called "the Holy Land" (Arz-i-
        akdas), 56; - called "the Land of Tá," 79, n.
        2
Teherán Gazette, 201
Teymúr, of Kal'a-Zanjírí, put to death at
        Kirmánsháh, 184
Thielmann, 208
Tobacco, use of, prohibited by Báb, xxvi, 133, n.
        1
    "   avoided by Ezelís, xxvi
    "   permitted by Behá, 133, n. 1
Tolerance advocated by Bábís, 153, 163, 261.
        See also Bigotry
Toumansky, M., 192, n. 1, 411
Treason reprobated, 83. See also Sedition
Tree of Truth (Shajara-i-Hakí-kat), Báb so
        called, 219, n. 12, 224, 225, 230,
        294
Turks, Mullá 'Alí Bistámí put to death by,
        249
Turkish language in Persia, 44, n. 1
Turkish protection sought by Bábís, 88, 111 and
        n. 1, 117 and n. 1

Unity (Váhid), xvi,
        xxiv, 95, n. 1, 421. See also Letters of the
        Living
Urúmiyya, Báb's reception at, 19 and n. 1
    "   Christian regiment of, 43
Ussher, 120, n. 1, 204

hid. See Unity
Valí Khán, sent against Níríz, 184
Vámbéry, Professor Arminius, 206, 333
Varoshia, suburb of Famagusta, xxiii
Vásaks, surprise of, 177, 190
Váv, the year, 416, 419
Victory (nusrat), meaning of, explained by
        Behá'u'lláh, 112-115
Visitations. See Ziyárát

Wahb b. Ráhib, 135
        and n. 4
    "   b. Yahudhá, 135 and n. 4



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Wahb b. Zayd, 135 and n. 4
Wahíd, title of Subh-i-Ezel, 95, n. 1, 353 and n.
        2
Wa'l-'asr, Commentary on Súra of. See
        Commentary
Waraka-i-'Ulyá, title of one of Behá'u'lláh's
        wives, 361
Watson, History of Persia, 180, 189, n. 1, 205-6,
        227, 229
"White Hand," 148
White garments worn by Bábís, xxxi and n.1,
        xxxiv, xliii
Wine, use of, contrary to Bábí religion, 133 and
        n. 1
Wright, Dr A. H, of Urúmiyya, 19, n. 1, 187, 200,
        278
Wright, Dr William, his canon of translation,
        xlviii-ix

Yahyá, Mírzá. See Subh-i-
        Ezel
Yahyá, Áká Seyyid, of Dáráb, 7-8, 39, 45, n. 1,
        183-4, 191, 202, 205, 253-261
Yahyá Khán the Kurd, warden of Chihrík, 17,
        275, 292
Yawmu'lláh ("the Day of God") = Nawrúz,
        422
Yazíd, 272
Year of "after a while" (sené-i-ba'da hín), 55, n.
        3, 63
Yezd insurrection, 183, 201, 206, 207, 255-
        6
Young, Captain, xix-xxv, 350, 373, nn. 1 and 2,
        384
Yúsuf, Mullá, of Ardabíl, 5, 247-248, 307

Zá, the letter, xlii, 170 and n. 1, 412-419
Zanján, Bábí doctrines first reach, 9; a
        stronghold of Bábíism, 271-3; siege of, 39-40, 47,

        n. 1, 179-181, 186-7, 188, 190, 192,
        196, 201, 203, 204, 206, 207
Zanvazí, Áká Seyyid, ratifies Báb's death-
        warrant, 182
Zapiski, Baron Rosen's, 210
Zarb, Mahall-i-, Tabríz so called, 322
Zargandé, Subh-i-Ezel's residence at, 374
Zarrín Táj ("Golden Crown"). See Kurratu'l-
        'Ayn
Zawrá, Baghdad so called, 139, n. 2, 143, n.
        1
    "   Teherán so called, 177
Zeynu'l-'Ábidín, Imám, 139 et seq. And n. 3,
        297
Zeynu'l-'Ábidín, Mullá, of Yezd, one of the
        Teherán martyrs, 329
Zeynu'l-'Ábidín Khán, governor of Níríz, 183,
        191, 256, 258
Zeynu'l-Mukarrabín, 362. See also Zá, the letter,
        supra
Zillu's-Sultán, Prince, 401-3, 407, 408, 409 and
        n. 1
Ziyárat-náma (Gobineau's Journal du
        PĆlerinage), 205, 337-338
Ziyárát, other, 337-8, 339, 341
Ziyá'u'd-Dín, Subh-i-Ezel's son, 386
Zoroastrian converted to Bábíism, 34
Zoroastrians maltreated, 407, n. 2
Zoroastrian calendar, analogy with Bábí
        calendar, 414, n. 1
Zuhúr (Manifestation). See Báb
Zu'l-Fikar Khán, takes part in massacre of
        Teherán, 329

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