The Rubaiyat

  • by Omar Khayyam
  • Narrated by David Ian Davies
  • 0 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The ethereal words of the great thinker Omar Khayyam will echo through time eternal. The poet's profound and magical thoughts will blend into your consciousness and you will be transported into a different realm. David Davies captures the essence of this unusual poem in a remarkable reading.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Lyrical and complex, "The Rubaiyat" are a  collection of poems by Persian philosopher, astronomer, and poet Omar Khayyam. Written in the 11th century and translated in the 19th century, these poems are subtle and eloquent musings on the nature of beauty and Middle Eastern society. David Ian Davies gives a wonderful performance of this landmark piece of verse. Davies is remarkably well suited to these flowing and sometimes tragic lines. This recording is filled with countless beautiful lines to be quoted and remembered forever.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-04-2001
  • Publisher: One Voice Recordings