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Nasir Khusraw

Abu Mu'in Nasir B. Khusraw was born in the year 394 A.H. in the small town of Qubadiyan, situated not far from the city of Balkh in the province of Khurasan.

A well-known poet, traveller and philosopher, his works in prose included "Provision for the Travellers", "The Feast of the Brethren", "The Face of Religion", "Release and Deliverance" and "Harmonisation of the Two Wisdoms". The most well-known prose-work of Nasir-I-Khusraw is the SAFAR-NAMA or the "Book of Travels", which is regarded as a model of classical Persian prose. To read some of his poems, click here.

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