A Voice from Iran


Omar Khayyam never got married and didn’t have any children. He was a tall man with a big head, quiet and recluse.

A genius whom was able to read a full book and memorize it right away.


Omar was a fan of Avicenna, the Persian Polymath, and in his notes named him as his teacher and mentor. Khayyam translated one of Avicenna’s Arabic treatise about Monotheism to Farsi. In the end, Khayyam left 13 treatises.


In one of his treatises, he has a geometric solution for a cubic equation that Will Durant names a masterpiece of mathematics in the Middle Ages. One of Khayyam’s students, Hamedani, became a great poet, judge and Gnostic who was killed because of his beliefs in philosophy.


All of Hamedani’s theories have been proven thus far. The death of Hamedani was a trigger for Khayyam to start writing his book of poetry. King Seljuk was…

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