The Wine of Wisdom

The Life, Poetry and Philosophy of Omar Khayyam
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Author(s): Mehdi Aminrazavi
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2013
Product Number: EB00651760
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781780744742
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Description

The intoxicating message of Khayyam's famous Ruba'iyyat created an image of exotic Orientalism in the West but, as author Mehdi Aminrazavi reveals, Khayyam's achievements went far beyond the intoxicating message within these verses. Philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and mystic – his many different identities are examined here in detail, creating a coherent picture of this complex and often misunderstood figure.

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