ẒOHURI TORŠIZI

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ẒOHURI TORŠIZI, Mollā Nur-al-Din Moḥammad (d. 1025/1616), Persian poet. Ẓohuri was born and raised in rural Khorasan. Ẓohuri himself states that he comes from the village of Qāyen (Sāqi-nāma, p. 203), but the earliest biographies associate him with the town of Toršiz, near today’s Kāšmar, where he perhaps went to study in his youth.