By Mehdi Aminrazavi

ISBN-10: 1851683550

ISBN-13: 9781851683550

ISBN-10: 1851685049

ISBN-13: 9781851685042

Representative of the unique and erotic east, enemy of Christianity, prophet of hedonism, champion of unfastened thinkers, Omar Khayyam and his Ruba’iyyat were the stuff of legend for hundreds of years. Nourished by means of an admiration of Khayyam that has been with him in view that youth, Aminrazavi’s finished new biography reintroduces the determine of Khayyam, and his nice achievements, to the Western international. mixing a readable and available narrative with scholarly ambition and years of analysis, Aminrazavi’s paintings covers not just Khayyam’s famous poetry, but additionally his impressive lifestyles, his missed philosophical writings and the impression of his paintings within the West. It incorporates a number of helping fabric, together with unique translations and the whole textual content of Fitzgerald’s Rubaiyyat, and may turn out a great creation not just in the event you need to know extra in regards to the poets encouraged via Rumi, but additionally for college kids on a number of humanities and Middle-East comparable courses.

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