Figure 1: Victor and Cheek in Kalila wa-Dimna. Manuscript dated circa 1200 CE, Syria. (Source).
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One of the most popular books ever written is the book the Arabs know as Kalila wa-Dimna, a bestseller for...
Figure 1: An artistic impression of al-Bīrūnī (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
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