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Omar Khayyám

[oh-mahr kahy-yahm, -yam, oh-mer] /ˈoʊ mɑr kaɪˈyɑm, -ˈyæm, ˈoʊ mər/
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died 1123? Persian poet and mathematician.

Khayyám

[kahy-yahm, -yam] /kaɪˈyɑm, -ˈyæm/
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Omar, Omar Khayyám.
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Khayyám

/kaɪˈɑːm/
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Omar Khayyám

/ˈəʊmɑː kaɪˈɑːm/
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?1050–?1123, Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer, noted for the Rubáiyát, a collection of quatrains, popularized in the West by Edward Fitzgerald's version (1859)
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Omar Khayyam [(oh-mahr keye-ahm, keye-am)]

A twelfth-century Persian poet; author of the “Rubáiyát.”

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