Initially, Kasravi enrolled in a seminary. Later Born in Hokmabad (Hohmavar), Tabriz, Iran, Kasravi was an Iranian Azari. Initially احمد کسروی’s books. Azari, or the Ancient Language of Azarbayegan. By: Kasravi, Ahmad. Price: $ Publisher: Bethesda, Maryland, Ibex Publishers: , Edition:?. Kasravi’s writings may be treated in four phases. First, in the period from the mid- s to the mids, he published textbooks for teaching.

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The safavid rulers who wished to prove their Shi’i zeal went to extremes to uphold established Shi’i rituals and rites. Where this book touches on the place of women in society, he remained dependent on Irano-Islamic tradition. The Russians increased their numbers there, and the Ottoman troops, fighting the Russian army, approached Tabriz.

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Rezakhani, Khodadad Rice, D. According to Kasravi, the two were opposed to one another. The man who is burning the Qur’an! While bookw a seminary student in Tabriz, his home town, he came into contact with militants of the constitutionalist movement. All Formats Paperback Sort by: Vahshi Bafqi — ‘Orfi Shirazi.

This was kasgavi because the world had changed and countries had stirred, but Iran remained in the same state in which it had been. According to Kasravi, the Shi’i practice of dissimulation kasraavi one’s real beliefs taqiyeh when survival is at stake, was in fact a means of deception which legitimized falsehood.


Views Read Edit View history. Persian Fiction in Translation Bibliotheca Iranica: May 2, This article is available in print. At the age of 11, he lost his father. For him, the Iranians of were “a people who had for centuries borne the yoke of oppression and autocracy, knowing nothing except sectarian conflict, pointless Moharram and Safar ceremonies and such, being so unfamiliar with the meaning of nation and country and so on, and having had no freedom to discuss their sufferings.

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Ahmad Kasravi

April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Ahmad Kasravi was born in modest circumstances in in the Turkish-speaking city of Tabriz in north-west Iran.

kawravi With the active collaboration of the clergy, they accentuated those aspects which Kasravi believed to be impurities. In his analysis of this religion, Kasravi appeals generously to reason. Kasravi published and served as the editor-in-chief of two papers from until his death in It could be justifiably argued that both Mohammad Taqi Ali Shariati’s father and Ali Shari’ati were sensitive to and influenced by Kasravi’s criticisms and denunciation of Shi’i excesses and the clerical institution.

This article needs additional citations for verification. He accused the clergy of deceiving the people by encouraging them to go on pilgrimages as a means of attaining salvation or as a guarantee for the realization of a miracle.


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What will be the destiny of Iran? The most important ones are ” History of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution ” and “Eighteen Years History of Azerbaijan”, which are the among the most important literature works of Persian Constitutional Revolution.

Provide feedback about this page. May Learn how masravi when to remove this template message. At the end ofhis position within the Justice ministry became more and more tenuous. In Octoberunder a law passed by the Assembly, judges were required to take an examination in Tehran. While Abdolhossein Teymourtash was a strong supporter of his works, Mohammad Ali Foroughi is said to have taken strong exception to his literary theories and banned him from contributing to gooks Farhangestan or to continue publishing.

Category: Books by Ahmad Kasravi

Topic select a topic Kasravi and his staff took part in the capture of the city of Dezful q. Bookks, the same title is carried by three different individuals.

They are completely different and are opposite of one another