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TAGS: Bab, Life of (documents); Babi history; Babism; Michele Lessona
LOCATIONS: Iran (documents); Italy
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On the life of Michele Lessona (1823-1894), a scientist, writer, explorer, and educator, who visited Iran and wrote a 66-page monograph entitled I Babi (1881): one of the first documentations made by a European of the episode of the Báb.
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An Italian Scientist Extols the Báb

by Ugo Giachery

published in Bahá'í World, Vol. 12 (1950-54), pages 900-904
Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 1956
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