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The Rubaiyat - Omar Khayam

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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
of two other very considerable Figures in their Time and Country: one
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