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Bagdadi Family

 By Kamran Eqbal            BAḠDĀDI FAMILY, designation of an Arab family of a Bābi, Shaikh Moḥammad Šebli, and his Bahá'í progeny, his son Moḥammad-Moṣṭafā Baḡdādi, and the latter’s sons, Żiāʾ Mabsuṭ Baḡdādi and Ḥosayn Eqbāl.…

Browne on Babism and Bahá’ísm

  By Juan I.R.Cole             Browne first developed an intense curiosity about Babism when he read Gobineau’s account in the summer of 1886, and one of his pursuits during his subsequent year-long sojourn in Iran (1887-88) was making…

Azali Babism

  By Denis Mac Eoin            Azali Babism, designation of a religious faction which takes its name from Mīrzā Yaḥyā Nūrī Ṣobḥ-e Azal (about 1246-1330/1830 - 1912), considered by his followers to have been the legitimate successor to…

The Babi Uprising in Zanjan

  Bahairesearch introducton of the following paper              There are enough indications and texts in the contemporary historical sources, scriptures, and works, in Iran, compiled by the formal historians, and even the Babi and…