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The Art of Omar Khayyam: Illustrating FitzGerald's Rubaiyat

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This book describes a phenomenon unique in publishing history -- a book of poetry, published anonymously nearly 150 years ago -- purporting to be the translation of an 11th century Persian work -- which has remained almost continuously in print and stimulated at least 130 illustrators attempting to illuminate the verses it contains. The poetry in question is Edward FitzGer ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published March 15th 2007 by I. B. Tauris
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Arabic:عمر الخيام Persian:عمر خیام
Kurdish: عومەر خەییام

Omar Khayyám was a Persian polymath, mathematician, philosopher, astronomer, physician, and poet. He wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, and music. His significance as a philosopher and teacher, and his few remaining philosophical works, have not received the same attention as his scientific and poetic writings. Zamakhshari referred to
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