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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. [Translated in Farsi, English, German, French and Arabic]. Tehran, Arena of Art and Thought, 2016.

There are 96 quatrains in this edition. As in the Gooya House of Culture and Art edition of 2016, the acknowledgement gives Leo Pold and Kamran Jamali as translators for some of the German quatrains.

From FitzGerald’s translations 78 quatrains were selected, from Rosen (1928) nine quatrains and from Emami (1988) four quatrains. A. Azad provided five quatrains from unidentified sources: 12 (E 5), 13 (E 6), 16 (E 8), 38 (E 13) and 62 (E 15).

Number of quatrains:
FitzGerald (1859) - 57
FitzGerald (1868) - 18
FitzGerald (1879) - 3
Rosen (1928) - 9
Emami (1988) - 4
Unidentified - 5

IndexF1F2F4Rosen 1928Rosen '28 NurEmami 1988NN
1 23
2 24
3 3
4 69
5 33
6 41
7 48
8 45
9 50
10 51
11 56
12 5 (E 5)
13 6 (E 6)
14 57
15 28
16 8 (E 8)
17 63
18 64
19 65
20 46
21 14
22 65
23 67
24 68
25 44
26 327
27 70
28 31
29 25
30 20
31 48
32 44
33 12
34 34
35 73
36 42
37 68
38 38 (E 13)
39 2
40 55
41 15
42 19
43 53
44 52
45 21
46 8
47 43
48 61
49 8
50 50
51 85
52 46
53 310
54 14
55 62
56 1
57 43
58 54
59 18
60 98
61 147
62 15 (E 15)
63 75
64 6
65 4
66 47
67 46
68 65
69 10
70 74
71 12
72 28
73 72
74 17
75 80
76 68
77 55
78 67
79 44
80 36
81 18
82 105
83 37
84 38
85 22
86 60
87 28
88 29
89 16
90 17
91 20
92 35
93 58
94 72
95 54
96 32

From E’tessam-Zadeh’s translation of 1931, 59 quatrains were selected, and another six from an earlier polyglot edition (Shumposha, 1972). From Monteil’s translation 18 quatrains were taken, and 13 verses were done by Kavoussi. These last are the following numbers

12 (F32) 16 (F35) 26 (F41) 38 (F44) 56 (F47) 65 (F50) 81 (F53)
13 (F33) 20 (F38) 37 (F43) 55 (F46) 62 (F48) 74 (F51)

Number of quatrains:
E’tessam-Zadeh (1931) - 59
E’tessam-Zadeh (Shumpsha, 1972) - 6
Monteil (1981) - 18
Kavoussi - 13

IndexE'tessam 1931E'tessam 1972Monteil 1981Kavoussi
1 23
2 296
3 226
4 116
5 33
6 279
7 200
8 312
9 306
10 212
11 215
12 4 (F 32)
13 5 (F 33)
14 351
15 59
16 7 (F 35)
17 56
18 171
19 114
20 10 (F 38)
21 14
22 64
23 6
24 12
25 242
26 13 (F 41)
27 70
28 240
29 335
30 302
31 122
32 34
33 125
34 85
35 297
36 234
37 15 (F 43)
38 16 (F 44)
39 1
40 271
41 76
42 96
43 360
44 92
45 186
46 92
47 46
48 231
49 380
50 21
51 82
52 146
53 18 (F 46)
54 320
55 91
56 19 (F 47)
57 178
58 66
59 64
60 129
61 137
62 20 (F 48)
63 185
64 154
65 22 (F 50)
66 232
67 254
68 84
69 57
70 88
71 16
72 121
73 81
74 23 (F 51)
75 65
76 30
77 137
78 119
79 346
80 203
81 25 (F 53)
82 348
83 294
84 124
85 18
86 68
87 284
88 29
89 17
90 17
91 33
92 30
93 218
94 109
95 111
96 286

In the German section two quatrains are unidentified: number 5 (G 6) and number 8 (G 7).
30 quatrains are attributed to Leo Pold or Kamran Jamali

3 (G8) 22 (G12) 37 (G17) 56 (G22) 67 (G26) 74 (G31)
13 (G9) 25 (G13) 38 (G18) 60 (G37) 69 (G27) 80 (G32)
15 (G10) 26 (G14) 40 (G19) 61 (G23) 70 (G28) 83 (G33)
16 (G36) 31 (G15) 43 (G20) 62 (G24) 71 (G29) 88 (G34)
20 (G11) 33 (G16) 47 (G21) 65 (G25) 72 (G30) 93 (G35)

Number of quatrains:
Jamali (2016) - 30
Nordmeyer (1926) - 26
Bodenstedt (1881) - 16
Rosen (1909 and later) - 12, 2, 1
Rempis (1935) - 3
Von der Porten (1927) - 2
Preconi (1946) - 2
Unidentified - 2

IndexJamNordBodR '09R '12R '19RempPortPrecNN
1 26
2 42
3 3 (G 8)
4 122
5 34 (G 6)
6 57
7 62
8 47 (G 7)
9 70
10 71
11 77
12 78
13 13 (G 9)
14 80
15 15 (G 10)
16 16 (G 36)
17 38
18 88
19 89
20 20 (G 11)
21 28
22 22 (G 12)
23 91
24 92
25 25 (G 13)
26 26 (G 14)
27 94
28 31
29 75
30 13
31 31 (G 15)
32 60
33 33 (G 16)
34 100
35 99
36 58
37 37 (G 17)
38 38 (G 18)
39 354
40 40 (G 19)
41 153
42 172
43 43 (G 20)
44 111
45 16
46 8
47 47 (G 21)
48 84
49 44
50 49
51 79
52 46
53 444
54 77
55 75
56 56 (G 22)
57 400
58 41
59 22
60 60 (G 37)
61 61 (G 23)
62 62 (G 24)
63 101
64 85
65 65 (G 25)
66 102
67 67 (G 26)
68 142
69 69 (G 27)
70 70 (G 28)
71 71 (G 29)
72 72 (G 30)
73 67
74 74 (G 31)
75 74
76 103
77 76
78 64
79 44
80 80 (G 32)
81 466
82 97
83 83 (G 33)
84 386
85 23
86 95
87 34
88 88 (G 34)
89 231
90 232
91 261
92 64
93 93 (G 35)
94 152
95 114
96 40