• Khayyam 2018-10-19 18:26

    Khayyam Academy mounts artwork to celebrate translators of Persian poetry

    TEHRAN – An artwork featuring Persian and English inscriptions of verses from Persian poet Omar Khayyam Neyshaburi was set up at the Khayyam Academy in Tehran on Friday to celebrate translators of works from renowned Persian poets.

  •  A marble statue of the Persian poet and scientist Omar Khayyam by Iranian sculptor Hossein Fakhimi is seen after being unveiled during a special ceremony at the David L. Boren College of Internationa 2018-07-04 18:15

    Scholars to celebrate Khayyam millennium in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – Persian literature aficionados and experts on Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet Omar Khayyam will come together at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center today to celebrate the Khayyam millennium.

  • Khayyam National Day 2016-05-17 15:22

    Khayyam National Day

    These file photos show the tomb of Omar Khayyam Neyshaburi (1048-1131), the Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet who is chiefly known to English-speaking readers through the translation of a collection of his quatrains in the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1859) by the English writer Edward FitzGerald. Iranians have arranged many cultural programs to celebrate Khayyam National Day on May 17 this year. IRNA/Morteza Aminorroayai