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Edward Granville Browne (1862–1926) was a British orientalist who published numerous articles and books of academic value, mainly in the areas of history and literature. Orientalism is the study of Near and Far Eastern societies and cultures, by Westerners. ... ... Open Directory Project: Literature World Literature Electronic Text Archives Magazines and E-zines Online Writing Writers Resources Libraries, Digital Cataloguing, Metadata Distance Learning Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Classicism in Literature The Universal Library, by Carnegie Mellon University Project Gutenberg Online Library Abacci - Project Gutenberg texts matched with Amazon...


His works are respected for their scholarship, uniqueness, and style.


The scholarly value of his works was acknowledged both during his lifetime and even more, after his passing. He gained a professorship at Cambridge University. Much of his publications are related to Iran (then Persia), either in the fields of history or Persian literature. His professorship at Cambridge University, however, was in teaching the Arabic language. REDIRECT [1] ... The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran). ... ... Jump to: navigation, search Persian (فارسی / پارسی), (local name in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan: ‘Fârsi’), ‘Pârsi’ (older local name, but still used by some speakers), Tajik (a Central Asian dialect) or Dari (another local name in Tajikistan and Afghanistan), is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, western Pakistan... Open Directory Project: Literature World Literature Electronic Text Archives Magazines and E-zines Online Writing Writers Resources Libraries, Digital Cataloguing, Metadata Distance Learning Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Classicism in Literature The Universal Library, by Carnegie Mellon University Project Gutenberg Online Library Abacci - Project Gutenberg texts matched with Amazon... Arabic (العربية al-arabiyyah, or less formally arabi) is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ...


He published in areas which few other Western scholars had explored to any sufficent degree. He used a language and style that showed high respect for everybody, even toward those he personally did not view in positive light.


Among Iranians, at a time when nearly the whole nation was highly suspicious of foreigners, and in particular of any British or Russian person due to the political dynamics of that time, Edward Browne was well accepted by the people who knew him and his works. He is well remembered until today.


Edward Browne married in 1906. He had two sons.


It is important to mention that Brown was not a Bahá'í but rather an orientalist. His interest in the Babí movement was peaked by a book he stumbled upon in a library in Cambridge by the French diplomat Comte de Gobineau whilst looking for materials on the Sufi movement. The history A Traveller's Narrative was actually by `Abdúl-Bahá and simply translated by Browne who was fascinated by the development of the written historical perspectives of the Bahá'ís regarding successorship after the Báb and the resulting independent dispensation of Bahá'u'lláh. These emphasized Bahá'u'lláh to a greater extent than the Báb and took a critical view against Mirza Yahya Subh-i-Azal, whom Gobineau listed as the Báb's successor. Seat of the Universal House of Justice, governing body of the Baháís The Baháí Faith is an emerging global religion founded by Baháulláh, a nineteenth-century Iranian exile. ... Sufism (Arabic تصوف taṣawwuf) is a system of esoteric philosophy commonly associated with Islam. ... Shrine of the Báb at night from above in Haifa, Israel Siyyid Mírzá Alí-Muhammad (میرزا علی‌محمد in Persian) (October 20, 1819 - July 9, 1850), was a merchant from Shiraz, Persia, who at the age of 25, claimed to be a new and independent Manifestation of God, and the promised... Shrine of Baháulláh Mírzá Husayn-Alí (Persian: میرزا حسینعلی ) (b:1817-d:1892), who later took the title of Baháulláh (بهاءالله The Glory of God in Arabic) was the founder-prophet of the Baháí Faith. ...


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