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By Omar Khayyam,Lincoln Perry,Robert D. Richardson,Edward FitzGerald

a piece of superb poetic good looks that has encouraged the likes of John Ruskin, T. S. Eliot, and Robert Bly, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was once written in eleventh-century Persia and was once principally unknown within the West till it was once translated into English via Edward FitzGerald in 1859. In FitzGerald's arms, the person Persian quatrains of the unique coalesced into the most relocating and often-cited glossy poetic statements approximately loss, longing, and nostalgia. As Robert D. Richardson notes, The Rubaiyat is startlingly sleek in its outlook and composition, and during it, one civilization speaks to a different as equals and throughout a spot of virtually 1000 years.

Annotated through Richardson and illustrated fantastically with the stylish watercolors of Lincoln Perry, this variation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam will deliver this affirmed vintage to a brand new new release of readers. it's the ideal supplement to Richardson's "biography” of The Rubaiyat, Nearer to the Heart's Desire.

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