|Indeed the chief motive actuating me to undertake the task of editing and translating Nabíl's immortal
Narrative has been to enable every follower of the Faith in the West to better understand and more
readily grasp the tremendous implications of His exalted station and to more ardently admire and love Him.
Introduction and Preface
Chapter I. The Mission of Shaykh Ahmad-i-Ahsa'i
Chapter II: The Mission of Siyyid Kázim-i-Rashti
Chapter III: The Declaration of the Báb's Mission
Chapter IV: Mullá Husayn's journey to Tihrán
Chapter V: Bahá'u'lláh's journey to Mazindaran
Chapter VI: Mullá Husayn's journey to Khurasan
Chapter VII: The Báb's Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina
Chapter VIII: The Báb's stay in Shiraz after the pilgrimage
Chapter IX: The Báb's stay in Shiraz after the pilgrimage
Chapter X: The Báb's sojourn in Isfahan
Chapter XI: The Báb's stay in Kashan
Chapter XII: The Báb's journey from Kashan to Tabriz
Chapter XIII: The Báb's journey from Kashan to Tabriz
Chapter XIV: Mullá Husayn's journey to Mazindaran
Chapter XV: Táhirih's journey from Karbila to Khurasan
Chapter XVI: The Conference of Badasht
Chapter XVII: The Báb's incarceration in the castle of Chihríq
Chapter XVIII: Examination of the Báb at Tabriz
Chapter XIX: The Mazindaran Upheaval
Chapter XX: The Mazindaran Upheaval (continued)
Chapter XXI: The Seven Martyrs of Tihrán
Chapter XXII: The Nayriz Upheaval
Chapter XXIII: The martyrdom of the Báb
Chapter XXIV: The Zanján Upheaval
Chapter XXV: Bahá'u'lláh's journey to Karbila
Chapter XXVI: Attempt on the Sháh's life, and its consequences
Knowledge of the condition of church/state in Persia and customs and mental outlook of the people and their masters is necessary to appreciate the history.
A. The Qájár Sovereigns
B. The Government
C. The People
D. The Ecclesiastical Order
Bahá'u'lláh's tribute to the Báb and His chief disciples.
Distinguishing features of Shi-ah Islam.
Genealogy of the Prophet Muhammad.
Theory and Administration of law in Persia in the middle of the 19 century.