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Author Nabil-i-A'zam
Title of item
Subtitle of item
Nabil's Narrative of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Revelation
Editor, translator, etc.  
Shoghi Effendi, trans
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Bahá'í Publishing Trust
Date of this edition 1932
Language of first ed. Persian
Permission Open copyright (see Baha'i Reference Library sharing terms, BIC copyright statement, and uhj_permission_electronic_texts)
Posted 1999 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 1999 by Casper Voogt
Classified in Biographies and Books
Abstract The extensive and preeminent history of Babism and the early Bahá'í Faith, by Nabil-i-A'zam [aka Mullá Muḥammad-i-Zarandí, aka Nabíl-i-Zarandí].
Notes Also available in corrected, updated Microsoft Word format, prepared by Mike Thomas (2024). See also translation of the French footnotes, and the official version on

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Tags Bab, Life of (documents); Babi history; Dawn-Breakers (book); Eyewitnesses; Iran, Bahai history; Letters of the Living; Martyrdom; Nabil-i-Azam; Upheavals
Locations Iran (documents)
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Audio links29-part mp3 from tape.
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