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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Omar

A translation by George Roe

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A presentation of a lesser-known version of a monument of classical Persian poetry.

June 6, 2013

Introduction – Performed by Denis Daly
Introduction by translator – Performed by Cate Barratt
Section 1 – Ode to Omar – Performed by Rhonda Federman
Section 2 – The Awakening – Performed by Bob Gonzalez
Section 3 – Spring song! – Performed by Bob Gonzalez
Section 4 – Wisdom and Wine – Performed by Jason Mills
Section 5 – The Futility of Learning – Performed by Rhonda Federman
Section 6 – The Hammer of Fate – Performed by Jannie Meisberger
Section 7 – Drowning One’s Sorrows – Performed by Jason Mills
Section 8 – The Implacable Deity – Performed by Winston Tharp
Section 9 – The Potter – Performed by Carol Box
Section 10 – The Illusion of Death – Performed by Alan Weyman
Section 11 – A walk in the Garden – Performed by Winston Tharp
Section 12 – The Colloquy of the Pots – Performed by Jannie Meisberger
Section 13 – Epilogue – Performed by Carol Box

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Prose and Verse – the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Performed by Cate Barratt and Denis Daly

A Comparison of Translations by Edward Heron-Allen and Arthur B. Talbot

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August 27, 2013

0 – Introduction
1 – Quatrains 1 – 50
2 – Quatrains 51 – 100
3 – Quatrains 101 – 158
4 – Conclusion

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