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Omar Khayyam’s birthday has come round again

May 18, 2017

 

 

It’s Omar Khayyam Day – today 18th May 2017 is the 969th anniversary of Khayyam’s birth in the city of Nishapur in eastern Iran.  We send greetings to all the people world-wide who value the contributions of Khayyam, still of relevance in the 21st century.  Take a minute to remember a polymath whose work, and that attributed to him, inspired so many others.

Our picture shows an image of ‘Old Khayyam’ created by Maurice Greiffenhagen in 1909.

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  1. Barney Rickenbacker permalink
    May 18, 2017 3:49 pm

    I am carrying my pocket Rubaiyat with me all day in celebration!

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