Edward Granville Browne (1862-1926) on the religion of the Bab.

Edward Granville Browne (1862-1926) on the religion of the Bab.

Stephen Lambden UCMerced.

In progress 27-02-2016.

Edward Granville Browne (1862-1926).

  • A year amongst the Persians : impressions as to the life, character & thought of the people of Persia, received during twelve months' residence in that country in the years 1887-1888.
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  • A year amongst the Persians... Introd. Denis MacEoin. London : Century ; New York : Hippocrene Books, 1984. xiv+650 PP. Rep. In the series, Century Travellers.
  • A Traveller's Narrative written to illustrate the Episode of the Báb. [By 'Abd al-Bahā ibn Bahā Allāh.] Edited in the original Persian, and translated into English, with an introduction and explanatory notes, by E.G. Browne. 2 Vols. Cambridge : University Press: Cambridge, 1891.


  • `The Bab and Babism' from the Hastings Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, Vol.2 (1910), pp. 299-308.
  • PDf. EGB-ERDE02-1910.pdf 


Select Secondary Sources.

`Abbās Zaryāb; Īraj Afshār (ed. comp.)

Taqīʹzādah, Ḥasan (1878-1969), Correspondence.

  • Nāmahʹhā-yi, Idvārd Brāvn bih Sayyid Ḥasan Taqīzādah. Majmūʻah-ʼi manābiʻ va asnād-i tārīkhī-i dawrah-ʼi Qajār. IV. Tehran : Kitābhā-yi Jībī, 1354/1975. xiii+223 pp.

Arnold, T.W. Arnold ; Reynold A. Nicholson. eds.

  • A volume of Oriental studies presented to Edward G. Browne ... on his 60th birthday (7 February 1922). Cambridge : At the University Press, 1922. vii +499, pp.

Bayuzi, Hasan, M. (    )

  • Edward Granville Browne and the Bahá'i faith. London : George Ronald, 1970. x+142 pp.

Momen, Moojan

  • Selections from the writings of E.G. Browne on the Bábí and Bahá'í religions. Oxford : G. Ronald, ©1987. 499pp. Extracts from select mss. and printed works of EGB  : A year amongst the Persians -- The Bábís of Persia -- A summary of the Persian Bayán -- Bábísm --The attitude of Bahá'ís towards Persian politics -- Bábí and Baháí poetry -- The papers and manuscripts of E.G. Browne relating to the Baháí faith.

Reynold A. Nicholson

  • A descriptive catalogue of the Oriental mss. belonging to the late E. G. Browne. Completed & edited with a memoir of the author and a bibliography of his writings, by Reynold A. Nicholson. Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1932. xxii+325 pp. Oriental mss. belonging to the late E. G. Browne