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  • BĀBIRUŠ

    Cross-Reference

    See BABYLON.

  • BABISM

    D. M. MacEoin

    a 19th-century messianic movement in Iran and Iraq under the overall charismatic leadership of Sayyed ʿAlī-Moḥammad Šīrāzī, the Bāb (1819-1850). Babism was the only significant millenarian movement in Shiʿite Islam during the 19th century.

  • BABISM iii. Babism in Neyriz

    Hussein Ahdieh

    In 1850, Sayyed Yaḥyā Dārābi, a Babi named as Waḥid arrived in Neyriz, a town in Fars south of Iran. There was a violent confrontation between those who had converted to Babism and the governor of Neyriz. There were more periods of friendly relations with Bahais and Muslims as well as mayhem to come.

  • BĀBŌĒ

    A. Vööbus

    catholicos (d. 481 or 484), orthodox leader of the Christian church in Iran under Pērōz, one of Barṣaumā’s chief opponents. 

  • BĀBOL

    X. de Planhol, S. Blair

    town in Māzandarān, occupying a central position in the coastal plain. i. The town.  ii. Islamic monuments.

  • BĀBOL

    Multiple Authors

    town in Māzandarān, formerly Bārforūš.

  • BABOL iii. Population, 1956-2011

    Mohammad Hossein Nejatian

    This article deals with the following population characteristics of Babol city: population growth from 1956 to 2011, age structure, average household size, literacy rate, and economic activity status.

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  • BĀBOLSAR

    X. de Planhol

    town on the Caspian coast in the province of Māzandarān.

  • BĀBOR, ABUʾL-QĀSEM MĪRZĀ

    M. E. Subtelny

    Timurid prince (1422-1457), the youngest son of Bāysonqor and a great-grandson of the conqueror Tīmūr.

  • BĀBOR, ẒAHĪR-AL-DĪN MOḤAMMAD

    F. Lehmann

    (1483-1530), Timurid prince, military genius, and literary craftsman, founder of the Mughal Empire in India.