Omar Khayyám

Omar Khayyám

[oh-mahr kahy-yahm, -yam, oh-mer]
died 1123?, Persian poet and mathematician. Unabridged


[kahy-yahm, -yam]
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Omar Khayyám (ˈəʊmɑː kaɪˈɑːm)
?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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