Abu-Shakur Balkhi

Abu Shakur Balkhi (Persian: ابوشکور بلخی) (born 915) was a Persian poet of the 10th century in Samanid era, an empire originating from Balkh.

He was a contemporary of Rudaki, and wrote three mathnavis, the work Āfarin nama (written in 944) among them. Only one hundred ninety-two scraps of his verses remain today.


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