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Amir-Kabir, 1967. Illustrated page

RUBAIYYAT OF HAKIM OMAR KHAYYAM. Third Edition. Tehran, Amir-Kabir, 1967

Third edition, first published in 1959/60. There are 55 quatrains in English, German, French and Persian. Illustrations are by M. Tajvidi.

The text of the English quatrains is taken from FitzGerald’s first edition, in arbitrary order. His name is printed below the English quatrains.

Number of quatrains:
FitzGerald (1859) - 55

IndexFitzGerald 1859
1 1
2 35
3 51
4 49
5 33
6 60
7 19
8 75
9 18
10 17
11 40
12 31
13 50
14 44
15 72
16 53
17 59
18 67
19 43
20 14
21 58
22 57
23 48
24 29
25 13
26 46
27 63
28 64
29 56
30 52
31 62
32 69
33 3
34 41
35 68
36 73
37 24
38 23
39 71
40 21
41 34
42 15
43 32
44 16
45 27
46 20
47 6
48 42
49 7
50 38
51 54
52 47
53 12
54 5
55 2

51 quatrains of the French verses are taken from E’tessam-Zadeh’s translation of 1931. The remaining four quatrains, nrs. 14 (F 2), 32 (F 3), 38 (F 4) and 54 (F 8) are also by E’tessam-Zadeh. They appeared before in the 1955 edition by Tahrir-Iran.

Number of quatrains:
E’tessam-Zadeh (1931) - 51
E’tessam-Zadeh (Tahrir-Iran, 1955) - 4

IndexE'tessam 1931E'tessam 1955
1 143
2 30
3 73
4 223
5 109
6 233
7 96
8 185
9 64
10 17
11 121
12 240
13 306
14 32 (F 2)
15 120
16 212
17 352
18 127
19 178
20 202
21 86
22 351
23 200
24 160
25 242
26 254
27 56
28 171
29 215
30 92
31 19
32 33 (F 3)
33 358
34 279
35 12
36 297
37 296
38 42 (F 4)
39 133
40 186
41 222
42 159
43 286
44 31
45 284
46 251
47 158
48 234
49 329
50 124
51 111
52 232
53 86
54 72 (F 8)
55 1

These quatrains are taken from various sources. One quatrain, number 25, remains unidentified. It appeared earlier in Tahrir-Iran 1955 as quatrain number 49 (G 1).

Number of quatrains:
Bodenstedt (1881) - 30
Rosen (1919) - 9
Rempis (1935) - 4
Von der Porten (1927) - 3
Preconi (1946) - 3
Von Schack (1872) - 3
Von Hammer (1815) - 2
Unidentified - 1 (G 1)

IndexBodR'09R'12R'19RempPortPrecSchHamNN
1 115
2 64
3 120
4 122
5 103
6 95
7 172
8 325
9 101
10 232
11 153
12 39
13 25
14 196
15 152
16 104
17 444
18 387
19 400
20 28
21 20
22 60
23 62
24 37
25 49 (G 1)
26 466
27 38
28 178
29 17
30 111
31 75
32 278
33 44
34 87
35 361
36 128
37 279
38 77
39 323
40 16
41 100
42 153
43 40
44 231
45 34
46 261
47 249
48 58
49 84
50 386
51 114
52 102
53 22
54 431
55 355