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    Ryerson University CHST 787 – Astronomy vs. Astrology Final Essay: Biography of Omar Khayyam Instructor: Dr. Conner Burns Kian Shahidi 500416118 Biography of Omar Khayyam Abolghasem Ghiyath Al-Din Abul-Fath Omar Ibn Ibrahim Al-Nisapuri Al-Khayyam was born in Nishapur located in the north east of current Iran in 1048 and he was one of the most recognized poet, astronomer, polymath, philosopher and mathematician of 11th century in the ancient Persian region. His father was a tent maker

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    Omar Khayyam The Enigma

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    PROLOGUE Omar Kahyyam was primarily a mathematician and an astronomer. He was an extremely intelligent individual who wrote many theories in physics and metaphysics. He is also attributed with the reformation of the Persian calender with seven other great intellects to create a calender more accurate than the Gregorian calender. Ironically he is known to the world today for his translated collection of lyrical quatrains called the Rubaiyat. His life and works are somewhat of a mystery because he

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    familiar with the great treasures of the world of literature like One Thousand and One Nights, and the Mantiq-ut-Tayr (The Conference of the Birds in English), and great Persian poets like 'Attar of Nishapur', a mystic and theoretician of Sufism, and 'Omar Khayyám' which later he called the former one of his philosophy teachers. As a child, he read Attar’s Mantiq-ut-Tayr and One Thousand and One Night day by day which had some influences in shaping his infant mind and later showed its influence in his own

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    just preserve mathematical history. Persian mathematicians, Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi, Abu Bakr al-Karaji, and Omar Khayyam, attached rules and provided logical proofs to Grecian geometry thus creating a new field of mathematics called algeb... ... middle of paper ... ...h is done today. In fact, he is most known as a poet, not a mathematician. Omar Khayyam is most known as the author of some short poems included in Edward Fitzgerald’s Rubaiyat (Texas A&M). The main focus here will

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    Ghiyāth ad-Dīn Abu'l-Fatḥ ʿUmar ibn Ibrāhīm al-Khayyām Nīshāpūrī (1048-1131) commonly known as Omar Khayyam in English-speaking countries was an esteemed Persian polymath, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer, physician, and poet. He also wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music, and Islamic theology. In addition, he has a poetry collection called the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám which is composed in a Persian form of poetry named the ruba'i (which is the shortest form of classical

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    The Real General George Patton World War II was the most destructive war in history. It began in 1939 as a European conflict between Germany and a British and French alliance, but eventually included most of the nations of the world. Most of the war was fought with the same types of weapons used in World War I. The greatest advances were in aircraft and tanks. Patton was the first soldier in the tank corps. He created the training procedures, the regulations and the methods of instruction

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    Pakistan has one of the lowest education systems in the world. It is mainly male dominated due to the influence of a group of Islamic fundamentalists, called the Taliban. While the Taliban leader, Mohammed Omar, has been in power the Taliban has enforced its strict interpretation of Sharia Law. The Taliban's interpretations of Islamic law condemned the group internationally for their brutal treatment of women. They believed in a very male dominate society, and have even killed women who have taken

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    Gneral Patton Biography

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    “Men like to fight, they always have and they always will, if not, they are not real men.” (A&E Networks) This quote from General Patton, signifies everything he was, and everything he stood for. Patton was a brutal man, who was very opinionated. For example, during WWII Patton makes a statement in one of his speeches about how Americans and British are to rule the world after they become victorious in the war. This openness about what he believed almost costed him his career during the war, and

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    2009, the Taliban is led by Mullah Mohammed Omar. The Taliban is dedicated to implementing the “strictest interpretation[s] of Sharia law ever seen” (Rashid, 2000), the Sharia (Islamic) law as dictated by the Holy Koran, the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the Prophet Mohammed. There are two different versions of how the Taliban came to exist. One version is that Mujahideen bandits raped and murdered Afghan boys and girls, sparking Mullah Omar and his students to vow to rid Afghanistan

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    General George S. Patton

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    Patton was hoping to lead the Allied invasion of Normandy, but he instead was given command of the fictitious force that is supposed to invade Pas de Calais, France, as a distraction for the Normandy invasion (George S. Patton).Once the Normandy Invasion happened, Patton was given the command of the Third army and led them in the late stages of Operation Cobra (Jones, Taylor). Operation Cobra consisted of the Third army simultaneously attacking West, South, East toward Seine, and North (Jones, Taylor)

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