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Omar al-Khayyam   Term Image (‘Umar al-Khayyām) Script Image
(Language:  Persian)
Alternate Spellings: Kayyam
Short Description: (name) Persian Sufi (male), born 1048, died 1131.
Long Description: Famous mathematician and poet who reacted against religious hypocrisy by veiling his spiritual allusions in skeptical language.
Source(s): Introduction to Sufi Doctrine (by Titus Burckhardt)
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms