Thursday, 19 July 2012

Unsuri عنصری

Unsuri  عنصری

Abul Qasim Hasan Unsuri Balkhi (Persian: ابوالقاسم حسن عنصری بلخی‎) (died 1039/1040) was a 10-11th century Persian poet.
He is said to have been born in Balkh, today located in Afghanistan, and he eventually became a poet of the royal court, and was given the title Malik-us Shu'ara (King of Poets').
His Divan is said to have contained 30,000 distichs, of which only 2500 remain today.


  • E.G. Browne. Literary History of Persia. (Four volumes, 2,256 pages, and twenty-five years in the writing). 1998. ISBN 0-7007-0406-X
  • Jan Rypka, History of Iranian Literature. Reidel Publishing Company. 1968 OCLC 460598ISBN 90-277-0143-1
  • Note: This information is not enough please if you know about Abolfazl Beyhaghi ابوالفضل بیهقی, historian send me @

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