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Amookhteh, 2010. Front cover

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. PERSIAN, ENGLISH, FRENCH, GERMAN. Tehran, Amookhteh, [ca. 2010].
This edition has 100 quatrains. The Publisher’s Foreword discusses Khayyám’s popularity and the efforts by S. Nafissi and M.A. Furughi to shed more light on the thousands of quatrains ascribed to Khayyám. The editor only mentions FitzGerald and E’tessam-Zadeh as the translators. There are no names of German translators. The foreword includes an extensive summary of Furughi’s introduction in English to his edition of 1942, with Q. Ghani.

The English quatrains were selected from FitzGerald’s three versions, they are printed in arbitrary order.

Number of quatrains:
FitzGerald (1859) - 75
FitzGerald (1868) - 21
FitzGerald (1879) - 4

IndexFitzGerald 1859FitzGerald 1868FitzGerald 1878
1 44
2 67
3 105
4 22
5 80
6 20
7 72
8 18
9 44
10 65
11 55
12 63
13 8
14 54
15 46
16 10
17 20
18 43
19 85
20 28
21 14
22 48
23 50
24 2
25 65
26 75
27 74
28 73
29 72
30 71
31 70
32 69
33 68
34 67
35 66
36 65
37 64
38 63
39 62
40 61
41 60
42 59
43 58
44 57
45 56
46 55
47 54
48 53
49 52
50 51
51 50
52 49
53 48
54 47
55 46
56 45
57 44
58 43
59 42
60 41
61 40
62 39
63 38
64 37
65 36
66 35
67 34
68 33
69 32
70 31
71 30
72 29
73 28
74 27
75 26
76 25
77 24
78 23
79 42
80 21
81 19
82 70
83 84
84 17
85 16
86 15
87 14
88 13
89 12
90 11
91 66
92 9
93 8
94 7
95 6
96 5
97 4
98 3
99 99
100 1

The French quatrains are all from E’tessam-Zadeh’s translations: 83 from his 1931 edition, 16 were published in the edition by H.A.N. Esfandiary (Shumposha, 1972). One quatrain, number 35 (F 1) appeared earlier in the edition by Tahrir-Iran, 1955.
These are the following numbers

19 (F27) 31 (F26) 32 (F25) 35 (F1) 42 (F24) 62 (F23)
68 (F22) 71 (F21) 72 (F20) 75 (F19) 78 (F18) 82 (F16)
87 (F15) 88 (F14) 96 (F13) 97 (F12)

Number of quatrains:
’tessam-Zadeh (1931) - 83
E’tessam-Zadeh (Shumposha, 1972) - 16
E’tessam-Zadeh (Tahrir-Iran, 1955) - 1

IndexE'tessam 1931E'tessam 1972E'tessam 1955
1 346
2 119
3 348
4 18
5 65
6 251
7 81
8 64
9 247
10 84
11 271
12 177
13 105
14 66
15 146
16 308
17 302
18 46
19 82 (F 27)
20 59
21 320
22 127
23 21
24 1
25 109
26 185
27 88
28 297
29 120
30 133
31 70 (F 26)
32 69 (F 25)
33 12
34 6
35 5 (F 1)
36 114
37 171
38 56
39 19
40 231
41 233
42 59 (F 24)
43 218
44 351
45 125
46 137
47 111
48 360
49 92
50 212
51 306
52 223
53 200
54 232
55 254
56 312
57 34
58 178
59 234
60 279
61 121
62 39 (F 23)
63 124
64 294
65 203
66 30
67 222
68 33 (F 22)
69 286
70 240
71 30 (F 21)
72 29 (F 20)
73 284
74 214
75 26 (F 19)
76 335
77 296
78 23 (F 18)
79 22 (F 17)
80 186
81 96
82 19 (F 16)
83 26
84 17
85 31
86 159
87 14 (F 15)
88 13 (F 14)
89 83
90 373
91 35
92 354
93 380
94 70
95 158
96 5 (F 13)
97 4 (F 12)
98 226
99 174
100 143

From Rosen’s translation (1909 and later) 27 quatrains were selected, and from Nordmeyer’s translation there are 69 quatrains. Four quatrains remain unidentified: numbers 56 (G 7), 68 (G 6), 75 (G 4) and 99 (G 5). These quatrains appeared earlier in the edition published by Mirzaei, 1992.

Number of quatrains:
Nordmeyer (1926) - 69
Rosen (1909 and later) - 27 (19, 6, 2)
Unidentified - 4

IndexNordR '09R '12R '19NN
1 44
2 64
3 97
4 23
5 74
6 21
7 67
8 22
9 87
10 142
11 41
12 86
13 8
14 41
15 46
16 25
17 13
18 40
19 79
20 63
21 77
22 11
23 49
24 62
25 65
26 101
27 3
28 99
29 26
30 78
31 94
32 93
33 92
34 91
35 90
36 89
37 88
38 38
39 85
40 84
41 87
42 82
43 81
44 80
45 77
46 76
47 75
48 73
49 72
50 71
51 70
52 69
53 43
54 42
55 5
56 47 (G 7)
57 60
58 59
59 58
60 57
61 55
62 54
63 1
64 56
65 18
66 17
67 35
68 34 (G 6)
69 40
70 31
71 30
72 29
73 34
74 27
75 22 (G 4)
76 75
77 42
78 24
79 39
80 22
81 21
82 27
83 57
84 18
85 17
86 15
87 16
88 14
89 13
90 12
91 66
92 10
93 9
94 7
95 85
96 5
97 4
98 3
99 24 (G 5)
100 1