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The Rubá’iyát of Omar Khayyám. Edited from a newly discovered manuscript dated 658 (1259-60) in the possession of A. Chester Beatty by A.J. Arberry with comparative English versions by Edward FitzGerald, E.H. Whinfield and the editor. London, Walker, 1949

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ACFHAMM-aM-bRRIRIIWF1F4
1 52 2 157 172 262 56 77
2 208 318
3 142 294 492
4 268 424
5 56 1 85
6 137 271 412
7 62 94 152
8 109 200 313
9 7
10 94 60 51 100 125 176
11 237 343
12 101 105 160 253
13 300 493 38
14 226 334
15
16 37 12
17 17 78 21 70 16 17
18 59 8 90 213
19 114 150 130 195 259 393
20 77 55
21 163 62 442 97
22 261 401 50 70
23 287 443
24 166 180 278
25 69 108 90 145 162
26 28 49 35
27 109 154 164
28 23 19 17 67 25 112 37
29 205 357
30 54 107 86 209 65
31 95 57 102 89 137
32 62 10 12 14 30
33 26 121 184 204 312 20 21
34
35 75 133 95 196 40 55
36 64 119 172
37 96 103 110 233 1 1
38 206 307
39 158
40 77
41 188 243 384
42 88 52 41 78 64
43 138 267 407
44 241 361
45 198
46 117 171
47 55 43 40 88 67 94 10 11
48 98 126 126 139 67 91
49 101
50 154 135 270 414
51 31 118 173 192
52 84 148 205 75 101
53 141 285
54 88 229
55 85 135
56 100 134 186
57 194 263 396
58 36 164 146 299 446
59 290 433
60 104 147 156 242
61 87 84 41
62 199 313 469
63 102 110 146 165
64 46 39 65 105
65 57 82 236
66 178 273
67 51 337
68 117 171 187 283 59 82
68 117 171 187 283 60 83
69 105 169 188 284 42 58
70 61 32 29 39 42 47
71 291 472
72 111 254 383
73 252 378
74 157 7 283
75 120 234 336 41 56
76 7 80 68 116 124 175 15
77 4
78
79 5 111 167 258
80 303 455 9 10
81 201 305
82 19 153 133 266 404
83 81 51 32 73 62 19 20
84 21 31 41
85 65 100 164 177 274 34 35
86 26
87 101 144 251 240
88
89 168 184 281
90 35 152 129 197 262 390
91 77 22 199 52 10 42 62 85
92 93 53 47 98 81 134 8
93 224 338
94 118 178 328 484 8
95 84 151
96 54 51
97 80 19 16 50 11
98 51 37 56
99
100 305 458
101 169 259
102 41 34 62 108 12 13
103 238 111 162
104 9 127 112 6 219 324
105 296 495
106 209 322
107 264 397
108 11
109 63 142 22 155 72 96
110
111 126 249 386
112 121 158 286 444 9
113 86 136
114 99
115 324 62
116 6 94 162 168 270 49 69
117 114 181 277
118 156 200 10 321 475
119 293 435
120 82 36 32
121 20 28 33
122 173 312 460
123 159 46 272
124 4 87 119 137 185
125 28 175 201 320 479 11 12
126 151 260 391
127 89 126 138
128 11 42 44 63 67
129 98
130 137 83
131 23 38 46
132 120 167
133 147 127 256 381
134 156 157 37 246
135 71 103 158
136 8 96 85 129 149
137 92 82 147 210
138 109 102
139 248
140 213 335
141 74 4 3 1 11
142
143 211
144 103 153 155
145 112
146 46
147 223 331
148 185 215
149 74 2
150 232 339
151 11
152 83 73 133 41
153 17 105 115 191
154 79 67 123 1 6
155 265 174 6
156 398
157 187 242 366 22
158 76 102
159 16 91 163 244
160 127 179
161 89 8 65 9 73 22 23
162 145 251 379 73 99
163 112 10
164 107 224
165 281 421
166 3 116 102 167 186 282 47 42
167 116
168 75 103
169 104 1 158 176 268
170 40 116 220 330 65 89
171 76 4 5 6 67 91
172 182 57 354

A: Arberry 1949

C: Christensen 1927

F: Furughi-Ghani 1942

HA: Heron-Allen 1898

M: Mahfuz ul-Haq 1939

Ma: Mahfuz ul-Haq 1939 appendix A

Mb: Mahfuz ul-Haq 1939 appendix B

R: Rosen 1925

RI: Rosen, appendix I (Nur)

RII: Rosen, appendix II (Jajarmi)

W: Whinfield 1883

F1: FitzGerald 1859

F4: FitzGerald 1879

  • 172 quatrains
  • There is no table in Arberry, the references are listed underneath each quatrain.
  • Select bibliography on p. IX, and list of most ancient manuscripts on p. X. Although the bibliography on p. IX lists Rosen 1930, the references in the text refer to Rosen 1925 and the appendices that belong to that edition.
  • Arberry also gives corresponding texts by FitzGerald 1859 and 1879, and Whinfield 1883, or reports that the quatrain in question has not been translated by FitzGerald or Whinfield.
  • There is one reference (Arberry 133) to FitzGerald 1868-65, and there are eight references to Yadgar. These are not included in the table.