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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Omar Khayyám
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald



Contents:

Introduction.
First Edition.
Fifth Edition.
Notes.





Introduction





Omar Khayyam,
The Astronomer-Poet of Persia.


Omar Khayyam was born at Naishapur in Khorassan in the latter half of
our Eleventh, and died within the First Quarter of our Twelfth
Century. The Slender Story of his Life is curiously twined about that