Nabil's poem: Chronology of Baha'u'llah's Life

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Posted by Goli Young ( on August 14, 2002 at 12:36:22:

The following quote appears under the heading: "Materials for Study of Babi Religion, Poems of Tahirih and Nabil" page 357 :

"There is another poem by Nabíl which, though singularly devoid of literary merit, is valuable for its contents, since it gives a chronology of Bahá'u'lláh's life from his birth on Muharram 2, 1233 (=Nov. 12,1817) to his arrival at `Akká on the 12th of Jumádá 1, 1285 (=Aug. 30, 1868). This poem, which comprises 19 stanzas, was written a year and four months later, in Shábán, 1286 (=Nov.-Dec. 1869), when Bahá'u'lláh was 54 years of age, and Nabíl himself, as he informs us in the last stanza, just 40, so that he must have been born about 1246/1830-1. The dates given in this poem, which I published with a translation in the J.R.A.S. for 1889, pp.983-990, agree for the most part with those given by Mírzá Muhammad Jawád in the first section of this book."

No poem follows. Please tell where this poem of Nabil's can be found!

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