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Shahid Balkhi Biography | Poet

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Abul Hasan Shahid ibn Hussain Jahudanaki Balkhi (Persian : ) (died, 325 AH - 935) was a Persian theologian, philosopher, poet and sufi. Famous Persian poet Rudaki has a poem in Balkhi's elegy. He was born in Balkh. Shahid Balkhi was contemporary to Ahmed ibn Sahl al-Balkhi and they had connections. He also had conversations with Zakariya al-Razi, the well-known Persian polymath and both had objections toward the nature of the pleasure.

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