Omar Khayyám(redirected from Omar the Tentmaker)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
O·mar Khay·yám(ō′mär kī-yäm′, -ăm′) 1050?-1123?
Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer known for his collection of quatrains The Rubáiyat of Omar Khayyám, translated by Edward FitzGerald (1859).
Omar Khayyám(ˈəʊmɑː kaɪˈɑːm)
(Biography) ?1050–?1123, Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer, noted for the Rubáiyát, a collection of quatrains, popularized in the West by Edward Fitzgerald's version (1859)
O•mar Khay•yám(ˈoʊ mɑr kaɪˈyɑm, -ˈyæm, ˈoʊ mər)
died 1123?, Persian poet and mathematician.
|Noun||1.||Omar Khayyam - Persian poet and mathematician and astronomer whose poetry was popularized by Edward Fitzgerald's translation (1050-1123)|