Khayyam The Philosophical poet | رباعیات خیام |Poem #68 + English Translation
his poetry is simple, short and deep
Tis wrong, according to the strict Korán,
To drink in Rajab, likewise in Sha'bán,
God and the Prophet claim those months as theirs;
Was Ramazan then made for thirsty man?
گویند که می مخور به شعبان نه رواست
نه نیز رجب که آن مه خاص خداست
شعبان و رجب ، ماه خدایند و رسول
ما می رمضان خوریم ، کان خاصه ماست
A brief info on poet :
Omar Khayyám, was a Persian polymath, scholar, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet, widely considered to be one of the most influential thinkers of the Middle Ages. He also wrote numerous treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, astronomy and music.
What is Quatrains ( رباعیات ) ?
A poem in four lines that is his style of poetry
translated by Edward Henry Whinfield
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