The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a didactic poem in Persian, adapted from the Hindu animal epic Kalila and Dimna. Anwar-i Suhayli has been translated into several Oriental and European languages. For many years it served as a reference text for students of the Persian language.
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