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Samarkand By Amin Maalouf Russell Harris,

  • Title: Samarkand
  • Author: Amin Maalouf Russell Harris
  • ISBN: 9781566562935
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Paperback
  • Accused of mocking the inviolate codes of Islam, the Persian poet and sage Omar Khayyam fortuitously finds sympathy with the very man who is to judge his alleged crimes Recognising genuis, the judge decides to spare him and gives him instead a small, blank book, encouraging him to confine his thoughts to it alone Thus begins the seamless blend of fact and fiction that isAccused of mocking the inviolate codes of Islam, the Persian poet and sage Omar Khayyam fortuitously finds sympathy with the very man who is to judge his alleged crimes Recognising genuis, the judge decides to spare him and gives him instead a small, blank book, encouraging him to confine his thoughts to it alone Thus begins the seamless blend of fact and fiction that is Samarkand Vividly re creating the history of the manuscript of the Rubaiyaat of Omar Khayyam, Amin Maalouf spans continents and centuries with breathtaking vision the dusky exoticism of 11th century Persia, with its poetesses and assassins the same country s struggles nine hundred years later, seen through the eyes of an American academic obsessed with finding the original manuscript and the fated maiden voyage of the Titanic, whose tragedy led to the Rubaiyaat s final resting place all are brought to life with keen assurance by this gifted and award winning writer.
    Samarkand Accused of mocking the inviolate codes of Islam the Persian poet and sage Omar Khayyam fortuitously finds sympathy with the very man who is to judge his alleged crimes Recognising genuis the judge d

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    1. one of the best historical novel that i have read,an extraordinary one,i really admire it,,,,the passionate love story of Omar Khayyam and Jahan the poet at the court of Samarkand and this nine years love that end in the most tragic way reading this novel i only thought that Omar Khayyam was only a great persian poet,and surprisingly i discovered he was philosopher and teacher,Astronomer Mathematician and ALGEBRA LEADER and agreat scientist alot of historical information about Seljuq emperors ,G [...]

    2. Samarcande Samarchande SamarKand , Amin MaaloufSamarkand French Samarcande is a 1988 historical fiction novel by the French Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf The narrative revolves the 11th century Persian poet Omar Khayy m and his poetry collection Rubaiyat The first half of the story is set in Persia present day Iran and Central Asia in the 11th century, and revolves around the scientist, philosopher, and poet Omar Khayy m It recounts the creation of his Rubaiyat throughout the history of the Selju [...]

    3. I wrote down 12 quotes from this book when I read it back in 1999 clearly I loved it Of course, I am sure that a great deal of that love came from being in Central Asia at the time and having been to Samarkand It s a fictional story about the Rubiyaat and Omar Khayyamchokengtitik

      titikchokeng 26 Time has two dimensions, its length is measured by the rhythm of the sun but its depth by the rhythm of passion p 81 e qualities needed to govern are not those which are needed in order to accede to po [...]

    4. I learned of this book through the MiddleEast NorthAfrica group here at Otherwise I would have missed out on a very interesting and fascinating trip through medieval and late 19th early 20th century Persia or Iran Though this is historical fiction, I feel as if I have been given an introduction into the Iranian past, an introduction that helps to explain some of the present The primary focus is Omar Khayyam and his book, the Rubaiyaat Khayyam was a philosopher, poet, consultant to leaders, astro [...]

    5. Arabic English Samarkand Samarkand is a colorful historical painting , so rich events.aracters metaphors , so take care it is a heavy meal You will travel through 1000 years , stopping at the beginning with Omar Khayy m at the end withJamal al Din Afghani, so we travel to middle Asia , taking detailed two shots of Iran , suddenly you will feel trapped in the enchanting historical atmosphere, pushed to look for , slowly you find out the truth , wonder what do the metaphors mean you will see th [...]

    6. A sinopse do j diz demais, portanto, n o vou entrar em mais detalhes sobre o enredo que se possam tornar spoilers Usando como fio condutor uma cole o de poemas de um s bio persa do s culo XI, este livro escrito em 88, antes do 11 de Setembro e das Guerras do Golfo cobre, com um estilo rom ntico, cheio de deslumbramento e muito oriental, mil anos do oriente mu ulmano e permite entender, de forma muito clara, o saco de gatos que esta regi o do mundo e como os problemas de hoje s o todos muito anti [...]

    7. Harikulade bir roman daha Bug nlerde ok g zel eyler okuyorum st ste.Bin y l kapsayan koca bir yk , tesad flere zorlanan hakiki karakterler, 20 y zy l n oryantalist k lt r destekli bak a s ve inand r c bir a k hikayesi Tekmili birden bu kitapta mer Hayyam, Hasan Sabbah, Nizam lm lk ana ekseninde ilerliyor, zellikle kitab n bin y l ncesini anlatan b l m, yanlar nda da tabii ki bir dolu yan karakter Do unun slam la hen z rselenmemi olan b t n mistisizmi iliklerimize i liyor sfahan da, Tebriz de, Ni [...]

    8. Yazar okuyucuyu tarihin derinliklerine ekip mer Hayyam, Hasan Sabbah ve Nizam lm lk ile tan t r yor Efsane bu isim aras ndaki alaka daha ak c ve etkileyici anlat lamazd Ya ad an n tad n almaya al an ve bunun yan s ra ilmi meselelerle alakadar olmaktan zevk alan mer Hayyam din, tarih, felsefe ve g k bilimine dair her eyi okuyup zihine nak etmi Hasan Sabbah devlet y netiminde s z sahibi olan, devrinin en maharetli devlet adam Nizam lm lk Olaylar aktar l rken aralara serpi tirilen Hayyam dizeleri o [...]

    9. Hi bitmese, her g n bir sayfas n daha okuyup mr n z boyunca sizinle b y se isteyece iniz bir kitapBu zamana kadar neden okumam m bilmiyorum

    10. At the bottom of the Atlantic, there is a book I am going to tell you its history Six years after the event, I am still obsessed by this object of flesh and ink, whose unworthy guardian I was Benjamin Omar Lesage.Amin Maalouf said about his work as a novelist that he tried to build positive myths That describes Samarkand so well In this book, he gave Omar Khayyam s Rubaiyat a long lost manuscript with Persia s history in its marge, found by his fictional narrator Benjamin O Lesage only to be los [...]

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