The following is a personality profile of Omar KhayyáM based on his work.
Omar KhayyáM is shrewd.
He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Omar KhayyáM is also calm-seeking: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.
The Robert Graves translation of the Rubaiyyat is outstanding. The usual edition of this masterpiece is translated by Fitzgerald. The Fitzgeral translation is beautiful however the Graves translation ... Read More
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