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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam : Classics - Rubaiyat - Omar Khayyam

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Classics - Rubaiyat

Booklet Published: 14th March 2017
ISBN: 9781544683539
Number Of Pages: 58

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Omar Khayyam Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his translation of a selection of poems, originally written in Persian and numbering about a thousand, attributed to Omar Khayyam (1048-1131), a Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer. A ruba'i is a two-line stanza with two parts per line, hence the word rubayot, meaning -quatrains-. The number of quatrains attributed to Khayyam varies from about 1,200 to over 2,000. Many scholars believe that not all the attributed quatrains are authentic and some have been added to Khayyam's Diwan in later years for various reasons. A few literary researchers, for example, Mohammad-Ali Foroughi and Farzaneh Aghaeipour have selected and published a subset of the quatrains believed to be original using various research methods.

ISBN: 9781544683539
ISBN-10: 1544683537
Series: Classics - Rubaiyat
Audience: General
Format: Booklet
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 58
Published: 14th March 2017
Publisher: CreateSpace
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 21.59  x 0.31
Weight (kg): 0.16

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