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Sabi, Musa
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Musa Sabi (1914–1987) was a renowned Iranian lawyer, author, and translator.

Musa Sabi (Pers. Mūsā Ṣabī), the distinguished Iranian Jewish lawyer, author, and translator, was born in Kerman on March 21, 1914, one of his father’s ten children. Not much is known about his early education, but since secondary education was limited in Kirman, he was sent to Isfahan to attend the Stuart Memorial College, which was run by the British Church Missionary Society, and later became the school’s prefect. In 1938, Sabi…

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Haideh Sahim, “Sabi, Musa”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 28 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_000629>
First published online: 2010

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