Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

 

The Life of Omar Khayyam

 

Birth:

Date: 1048 CE
Place: Nishapur, Persia (Iran)

Name:

Abu ol-Fath ebn-Ebrahim 'Omar ol-Khayyami of Nishapur

Khayyam means "tent maker"

Work:

Mathematician
Scientist
Astronomer
Philosopher
Poet

Major Contributions:

bulletJalali Calendar (more accurate than the Julian, and almost as accurate as the Gregorian intercalation system)
bulletContributions to Algebra (geometric solution of cubic equations)
bulletAstronomical tables
bulletAnd the Rubaiyat

Death:

Date:  1123 CE
Place: Nishapur, Persia (Iran)

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Biography (by Edward J. Fitzgerald)

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