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The Babis

AuthorEustache de Lorey
Title of item
The Babis
Parent publication   Queer Things about Persia
Publisher of this ed.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co.
Date of this edition 1907
Permission public domain
Posted 2021-09-30 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Book excerpts and Historical documents
Abstract Translation of an article which appeared in the official gazette of the Persian government, followed by a letter from de Gobineau, on the torture of Babis after the assassination attempt on the Shah, 1852.
Notes Preface and table of contents included for context.

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It is also referenced in Peggy Caton's book A Persian Ode: Musical Life in Safavid and Qajar Iran []. See also Bábí Attempt on the Life of the Shah, 1852: Coverage in the New York Times.

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