The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is a collection of poems authored by Persian astronomer and mathematician Omar Khayyam. The poems in this title are written into quatrains, Rubaiyat being arabic for root of four, as in four line verses of which quatrains are made up of. This popular edition of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is the edition by Edward Fitzgerald, who translated this work in the late 19th century.
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'I found Robert Wilson's 'Omar Khayyam' very readable. It will stand well in print in Scotland' EDWIN MORGAN The Rubaiyat of Omar... takes on a contemporary gloss in a rumbustious reworking in Scots of the literal text of the Persian poet. THE HERALDAbout the Author:
John Heath-Stubbs was born in London and educated at Queen's College, Oxford. He was known for writing verse influenced by the classics and was awarded an OBE in 1988.
Peter Avery OBE is an eminent British scholar of Persian studies and a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.
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