Bābā Ṭāhir
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Bābā Ṭāhir, a Persian poet and spiritual master of the 5th/11th century, known as ‘ʿUryān’ (the Naked). The majority of his compositions are in the form of du-baytīs (a popular and more simplified version of the standard quatrains), some of which show characteristic elements of the Lurī dialect…

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Rahimian, Hormoz and Negahban, Farzin, “Bābā Ṭāhir”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 18 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000012>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209

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