Google celebrates birthday of Omar Khayyam

By on May 18, 2012
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Celebration of his contributions to poetry and mathematics.

Google today is celebrating Omar Khayyam’s contributions through a doodle that is visible on Persian as well as Middle Eastern domains.

Omar Khayyam is often referred to as a great poet, with his work having been translated into many languages. However, his influence spans far beyond poetry into the fields of mathematics, philosophy, and astronomy. His Treatise on Demonstration of Problems of Algebra is considered a key treaty on algebra.


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