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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. A col…

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Rahimian, Hormoz and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Bābā Ṭāhir”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 08 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000012>
First published online: 2015

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