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Balkhi (Persian: بلخی‎, "from Balkh") may refer to:


  • Abu Ma'shar al-Balkhi (787-886), Persian astrologer, astronomer and Islamic philosopher
  • Abu-Shakur Balkhi (915-?), Persian poet
  • Abu Zayd al-Balkhi (850-934), Persian geographer, mathematician, physician, psychologist and scientist
  • Hiwi al-Balkhi, 9th century exegete and Biblical critic
  • Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi (1207-1273), better known in the English-speaking world as Rumi, Persian Muslim poet, jurist, theologian and Sufi mystic
  • Rabia Balkhi, semi-legendary Persian poet believed to have lived in the 10th century
  • Ibn Balkhi, a conventional name for a 12th-century Iranian historian and author of the Persian book Fārs-Nāma

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