Author:Omar Khayyám

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Omar Khayyám

(Persian عمر خیام), Persian mathematician, astronomer, and writer born in Nishapur, Persia (Iran). He was originally named Ghiyath al-Din Abu'l-Fath Omar ibn Ibrahim Al-Nisaburi Khayyámi (غياث الدين ابو الفتح عمر بن ابراهيم خيام نيشابوري). Khayyám (خیام) is an Arabic loanword meaning "tentmaker".

Omar Khayyám


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