Friday, January 2, 2015

The Calendar of Omar Khayyám

Omar Khayyám - The Calendar of Omar Khayyám (1903)

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It's a day off from being usable for 2015 but still worth flipping through since we aren't likely to remember this next year.  Each month gets a quatrain from the FitzGerald translation and an illustration by Blanche McManus (Louisiana born, Paris based and best known at the time for travel books co-written with her husband).