First publication in English translation of early accounts of the life and death of Táhirih. These passages are from Seyyed Ali Mohammad dit le Bab (1905) by A.-L.-M. Nicolas, French diplomat and author.
translated by Peter Terry
published in Tahirih in History: Perspectives on Qurratu'l-'Ayn from East and West
, ed. Sabir Afaqi
Los Angeles: Kalimat Press, 2004