The Rubaiyyat of Omar Khayaam

The Rubaiyyat of Omar Khayaam

Book - 1967
Rate this:
Revered in eleventh-century Persia as an astronomer, mathematician and philosopher, Omar Khayyam is now known first and foremost for his Ruba'iyat. The short epigrammatic stanza form allowed poets of his day to express personal feelings, beliefs and doubts with wit and clarity, and Khayyam became one of its most accomplished masters with his touching meditations on the transience of human life and of the natural world. One of the supreme achievements of medieval literature, the reckless romanticism and the pragmatic fatalism in the face of death means these verses continue to hold the imagination of modern readers.
Publisher: London : Cassell, c1967
Edition: 2d ed.
ISBN: 9780140443844
0140443843
Branch Call Number: 891.5 OMA NVD
Characteristics: 86 p. ; 22cm
Additional Contributors: Ali-Shah, Omar
Graves, Robert 1895-1985

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

  Loading...

Find it at NVDPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top