The Shia, whatever their racial origin, form the Persian, the Aryan, adaptation of Islam, which is an essentially Semitic creed.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Mir Salamat Ali is a stanch Sunni, the sect of Osman; and they are always at daggers drawn with the Shias, or the sect of Ali.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
The Shia'hs do not acknowledge the Sihah-Sittah, the six correct books of the Sunnis, but it by no means follows that they reject Tradition.
"The Faith of Islam" by Edward Sell
The Bohras are Shias of the great Ismailia sect of Egypt.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
Unluckily, the lady was a Suni and Kalantar Mir-Abbas was a Shia, which made it difficult to overcome certain religious obstacles.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
They are mostly Shias.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
It runs along the sectarian fault lines of Shia and Sunni Islam, and of Kurdish and Arab populations.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
The Shia heretics afterwards became powerful, and the Christians were well treated.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The first are Sunnis: the two last Shias.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
The Shia Muhammadans have woven many legends round their martyr heroes, Hussain and Hassan, slain at Kerbela.
"Beast and Man in India" by John Lockwood Kipling
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