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Sina'i [ca. 1960] - III

RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYÁM IN PERSIAN, ENGLISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, URDU. Preparation and arrangement by Mohsen Ramezani. [Tehran], Kitabkhanah-'i Sina'i, [ca. 1960].

This edition has a similar outline as the first volume discussed above: one or two original Persian texts of the quatrains, interspersed with pages showing separate quatrains in various languages. The polyglot section is preceded by the text of FitzGerald’s fifth edition.

The English quatrains follow FitzGerald’s first edition (1859) in their right order, so no table is required.

Number of quatrains:
FitzGerald (1859) - 75

The quatrains in the French section are taken from E. Dulac’s translation into French of the quatrains from the second edition by FitzGerald, published in 1910. However, one of the 75 quatrains is a translation by E’tessam-Zadeh from his edition of 1931, i.e. number 45 (E’tessam-Zadeh number 19).

Number of quatrains:
Dulac (1910) - 74
E'tessam-Zadeh (1931) - 1

IndexDulac 1910E'tessam 1931
1 1
2 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6
7 7
8 9
9 10
10 11
11 12
12 13
13 15
14 17
15 16
16 18
17 19
18 24
19 25
20 21
21 22
22 23
23 26
24 27
25 29
26 28
27 30
28 31
29 32
30 33
31 34
32 35
33 37
34 38
35 39
36 40
37 59
38 49
39 56
40 57
41 58
42 60
43 61
44 62
45 19
46 73
47 45
48 46
49 74
50 75
51 76
52 78
53 79
54 81
55 82
56 83
57 87
58 88
59 89
60 94
61 91
62 92
63 93
64 95
65 96
66 97
67 98
68 100
69 101
70 102
71 103
72 104
73 109
74 108
75 110

As in the polyglot editions the German quatrains are selected from a number of sources. Three quatrains from Bodenstedt's translation appear twice: nrs 5 -7, 36-59, and 54-55. There is no German equivalent for quatrain number 13.

Number of quatrains:
Bodenstedt (1881) - 40
Von Schack (1878) - 14
Rosen (1909 and 1919) - 9
Preconi (1946) - 3
Rempis (1935) - 3
Von der Porten (1927) - 3
Von Hammer (1818) - 2

Index Bod Sch R'09 R'12 R'19 Port Prec Remp Ham
1 115
2 354
3 224
4 150
5 431*
6 249
7 431*
8 163
9 141
10 125
11 443
12 22
13
14 28
15 153
16 231
17 232
18 101
19 172
20 261
21 16
22 50
23 77
24 279
25 267
26 315
27 34
28 74
29 37
30 229
31 39
32 40
33 103
34 100
35 64
36 444*
37 187
38 386
39 417
40 153
41 87
42 58
43 400
44 43
45 59
46 466
47 102
48 62
49 122
50 25
51 120
52 111
53 104
54 114*
55 114*
56 17
57 60
58 20
59 444*
60 95
61 361
62 75
63 38
64 178
65 309
66 306
67 387
68 44
69 279
70 84
71 323
72 152
73 96
74 128
75 325