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Fārsnāma (Persian: فارسنامه‎, "The Book of Fars") is a local history and geography of Fars Province, Persia written during the Saljuq period (12th century). It is attributed to one (otherwise unknown) "Ibn al-Balkhi" (ابن البلخی‎), i.e. a person whose father is from Balkh, Khorasan.[1]

Author"Ibn al-Balkhi"
Original titleفارسنامه
CountrySaljuq Empire
Subjecthistory and geography of Fars

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  1. ^ Bosworth, C. Edmund (15 December 1997). "EBN AL-BALḴĪ". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved 12 February 2012.