Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam – Edward Fitzgerald – eBook


The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Persian) 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 Khayyám (1048–1131), a Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer.

Author: Edward Fitzgerald, Omar Khayyam
Publisher: Dodge Publishing


A ruba’i is a two-line stanza with two parts (or hemistichs) per line, hence the word rubáiyát (derived from the Arabic language root for “four”), meaning “quatrains”.




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