The Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam (Paperback)

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By Omar Khayyam, Peter Avery (Translated by), John Heath-Stubbs (Translated by)
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Philosopher, astronomer and mathematician, Khayyam as a poet possesses a singular originality. His poetry is richly charged with evocative power and offers a view of life characteristic of his stormy times, with striking relevance to the present day.

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About the Author


Omar Khayyam is famous as a poet and astronomer and one of the greatest mathematicians of the Middle Ages. He was born near Nishapur in north-east Persia and is thought to have died in approximately 1122.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780140443844
ISBN-10: 0140443843
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: December 17th, 1981
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Penguin Classics