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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

by Omar Khayyam

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated into English quatrains by Edward FitzGerald. A complete reprint of the 1st ed. and the combined 3d, 4th, and 5th editions, with an appendix containing FitzGerald"s prefaces and notes. Edited with an introd. by Louis Untermeyer.
ContributionsFitzGerald, Edward, 1809-1883., Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977., Sayah, Mohamed.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 149 p.
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23248280M

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Translated by Edward FitzGerald: 1: Awake! for Morning in the Bowl of Night: Has flung the Stone that puts the Stars to Flight: And Lo! the Hunter of the East has caught: The Sultán's Turret in a Noose of Light. 2: Dreaming when Dawn's Left Hand was in the Sky: I heard a Voice within the Tavern cry.   Buy Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Oxford World's Classics) First Limited Edition by FitzGerald, Edward, Karlin, Daniel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(52).

This book fills a gap by providing a new selection and description of almost editions of the world-famous Persian quatrains: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. This is the first bibliography since the first Rubáiyát bibliography by A.G. Potter, published in Omar Khayyám lived in the 11th Century. A Persian homo universalis, he was a mathematician, scientist, philosopher, . The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám attained fame when it was translated and introduced to a Western audience by the author and poet Edward Fitzgerald. Selected for their lyrical beauty, the poems within the Rubáiyát are attributed to the Persian mathematician and /5(41).

by Terry Stillman, Stillman Books. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is said to be one of the ten best known poems in the world, and probably the most popular piece of Oriental literature in the Western World. A number of auspicious events were necessary for this phenomenon to occur. If Edward Cowell hadn’t been able to interest Edward Fitzgerald in the study of the Persian . This magnificent version of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám reproduces the edition published by Hodder & Stoughton of London in , in which the timeless poems are accompanied by full-color images by Golden Age illustrator Edmund Dulac. Critics and collectors have long debated which book represents the peak of Dulac's career, and many agree.


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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Khayyám, Omar; FitzGerald, Edward (trans); Karlin, Daniel (edit) Spine panel slightly sunned, former owner's book plate mounted inside front cover, otherwise as issued. pp., illus. w/ color plates. Slipcase mildly soiled/faded, chipped at one corner, thus VG.

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Edward FitzGerald's free translation of skeptical, hedonistic verse attributed to Omar Khayyám (–), Persian mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher. The 5th edition incorporates FitzGerald's handwritten changes in the 4th edition, and is traditionally printed with the 1st edition.

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