Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Khayyam Farsi Book


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This Book is contain the poems of the wise Omar Khayyam Neyshabouri in the form of quatrains. The specifications of this book are as follows:

  • Book Cover Type: Hardcover with Box
  • Language(s): Persian (Farsi)
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his 1859 translation from Persian to English of a selection of quatrains attributed to Omar Khayyam, dubbed “the Astronomer-Poet of Persia”. FitzGerald’s work at first was unsuccessful commercially. Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. He was born in Nishapur, in northeastern Persia, and was contemporary with the rule of the Seljuks around the time of the First Crusade. As a mathematician, he is most notable for his work on the classification and solution of cubic equations, where he provided geometric solutions by the intersection of conics. Khayyam also contributed to the understanding of the parallel axiom. As an astronomer, he designed the Jalali calendar, a solar calendar with a very precise 33-year intercalation cycle: 659 that provided the basis for the Persian calendar that is still in use after nearly a millennium. There is a tradition of attributing poetry to Omar Khayyam, written in the form of quatrains. This poetry became widely known to the English-reading world in a translation by Edward FitzGerald (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1859), which enjoyed great success in the Orientalism of the fin de siècle.

Dimensions25x17x3 cm
Approximate weight1544 Gram
Handling time10 Days
Book Cover TypeHardcover with Box
Suitable forAdults
Language(s)Persian (Farsi)
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