Read e-book online The Wine of Wisdom: The Life, Poetry and Philosophy of Omar PDF

By Mehdi Aminrazavi

Representative of the unique and erotic east, enemy of Christianity, prophet of hedonism, champion of unfastened thinkers, Omar Khayyam and his Ruba’iyyat were the stuff of legend for hundreds of years. Nourished via an admiration of Khayyam that has been with him in view that early life, Aminrazavi’s finished new biography reintroduces the determine of Khayyam, and his nice achievements, to the Western global. mixing a readable and available narrative with scholarly ambition and years of study, Aminrazavi’s paintings covers not just Khayyam’s famous poetry, but in addition his remarkable lifestyles, his missed philosophical writings and the effect of his paintings within the West. It contains a number of aiding fabric, together with unique translations and the entire textual content of Fitzgerald’s Rubaiyyat, and should turn out an amazing advent not just if you need to know extra in regards to the poets encouraged through Rumi, but additionally for college kids on numerous humanities and Middle-East comparable courses.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Wine of Wisdom: The Life, Poetry and Philosophy of Omar Khayyam PDF

Similar biographies & memoirs of philosophers books

Adorno in America by David Jenemann PDF

“For these susceptible to brush off Adorno’s tackle the United States because the uncomprehending condescension of a mandarin elitist, David Jenemann’s superb new e-book will come as a impolite awakening. Exploiting a wealth of latest assets, he persuasively exhibits the intensity of Adorno’s engagement with the tradition and the complexity of his response to it.

Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir. Atados por la libertad (Grandes - download pdf or read online

Esta es l. a. historia de dos de los mas importantes y controversiales escritores y pensadores del Siglo XX. Su relacion sentimental no puede equipararse a ninguna otra ordinaria en los angeles sociedad: fueron amantes y amigos, no fueron novios y mucho menos esposos, siempre parecian estar por encima de toda categoría.

Hartmut Scheible,Anne Hamilton's Sinnliche Vernunft: Giacomo Casanova in seiner Zeit (German PDF

Die neue Monographie über Leben und Werk Casanovas entwirft ein umfassendes Bild des Mannes, der als eine der vielschichtigsten Persönlichkeiten seiner Epoche gelten kann. Ohne die galanten Abenteuer des venezianischen Lebenskünstlers auszusparen, werden die gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse beleuchtet, in denen er sich bewegte.

Ralph McInerny's Very Rich Hours of Jacques Maritain, The: A Spiritual Life PDF

The Very wealthy Hours of Jacques Maritain is wonderful thinker Ralph McInerny’s hymn of compliment to the religious and highbrow lifetime of the nice Catholic thinker Jacques Maritain (1881–1973). The constitution of this paintings is modeled at the medieval publication of hours, utilizing the day-by-day workplaces, from Matins via Compline, to ascertain every one degree of the lifetime of Maritain and his spouse, Raïssa.

Additional info for The Wine of Wisdom: The Life, Poetry and Philosophy of Omar Khayyam

Sample text

Download PDF sample

The Wine of Wisdom: The Life, Poetry and Philosophy of Omar Khayyam by Mehdi Aminrazavi

by Steven

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 47 votes