THE RUBA’IYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
His poetry is richly charged with evocative power and offers a view of life characteristic of his stormy times, with striking relevance to the present day. This translation by Peter Avery and John Heath-Stubbs is beautifully and lavishly illustrated in color with numerous examples of Persian miniature painting. It also contains a valuable introduction and several appendixes, including an essay on Persian painting.
This title is part of the series: HISTORIC WRITINGS