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A Multilingual Rubaiyat

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The most famous translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is that by Edward Fitzgerald into English, of which five editions were published between 1859 and 1889. Many translations into other languages have been published since that time. A number of translators, who were not conversant with the Persian language, chose to translate one of Fitzgerald's versions rather than the original. This project features several of these translations, based on the first, fourth and fifth editions of Fitzgerald.
Translations featured in this recording:
First Edition
French translation by Charles Grolleau
Italian translation by Fulvia Faruffini
German translation by Walter Fraenzel
Spanish translation by Ismael Enrique Arciniegas
Dutch translation by Christiaan Leendert van Balen Jr.
Fourth Edition
Spanish translation by Jose Castellot
Fifth Edition
Italian translation by Mario Chini
French translation by James Henry Hallard
Greek translation by Ernest Crawley
Italian translation by Diego Angeli - Summary by algy pug (5 hr 31 min)

Chapters

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Introduction - FitzGerald

25:54

Read by Algy Pug

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - First Edition - FitzGerald

19:19

Read by AidanVox

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - First Edition - in French - Grolleau

19:01

Read by Frédéric Surget

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - First Edition - in Italian - Faruffini

23:03

Read by Pier

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - First Edition - in German - Fraenzel

18:18

Read by Sonia

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - First Edition - in Spanish - Arciniegas

16:41

Read by KendalRigans

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - First Edition - in Dutch - van Balen

19:46

Read by Foon

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Fourth Edition - FitzGerald

26:56

Read by Algy Pug

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - Fourth Edition - in Spanish - Castellot

22:14

Read by Epachuko

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Fifth Edition - FitzGerald

28:31

Read by Tomas Peter

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - Fifth Edition - in Italian - Chini

25:44

Read by Daniele

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - Fifth Edition - in French - Hallard

28:41

Read by Christiane Jehanne

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - Fifth Edition - in Greek - Crawley

29:32

Read by Rapunzelina

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - Fifth Edition - in Italian - Angeli

28:05

Read by Daniele