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The life and work of Hakim Omar Khayyám on this his 962nd birthday

Hakim Omar Khayyám Neyshabouri was an eminent Persian mathematician, astronomer and philosopher of the eleventh century. In the West he is mostly known for his Rubáiyát, a collection of quatrains translated to English by the poet Edward FitzGerald in 1851.

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