Publishers of Books on Early Christianity, Sufi Poetry, Gnosticism, the Fourth Way,
and Celtic and Other Mythology


Early Christianity/Gnosticism

Sufi Poetry

Fourth Way

Celtic Mythology


Google
Web www.bardic-press.com
 

The Quatrains of Omar Khayyam
Three Translations of the Rubaiyat
Edward Fitzgerald, Justin McCarthy, Richard Le Gallienne
Published by Bardic Press, $16.95

Buy through Amazon.com
Buy through Amazon.co.uk
Buy through Barnesandnobles.com
Buy through booksamillion.com

Though few translations have had as much impact as Edward Fitzgerald's Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, anyone who wishes to truly appreciate Omar Khayyám needs to read more than one translation. This volume contains Edward Fitzgerald's classic translation with all its variations, Justin McCarthy's elegant and mystical literal translation and Richard Le Gallienne's sharp and poetic version. For the first time the reader can appreciate the range of Omar Khayyám and his interpreters in a single volume.

Give me a flagon of red wine, a book of verses, a loaf of bread, and a little idleness. If with such store I might sit by thy dear side in some lonely place, I should deem myself happier than a king in his kingdom.

A book, a woman, and a flask of wine:
The three make heaven for me; it may be thine
Is some sour place of singing cold and bare—
But then, I never said thy heaven was mine.

Published August 2005 by Bardic Press. Softcover, 212 pages, ISBN 0-9745667-1-3, $16.95.

Bardic Press books can be ordered by bookstores through Ingram and Baker & Taylor in the US, and through Bertrams and Gardners in the UK


.

© 2003-2005 Bardic Press
Sufi PoetryHafiz Omar Khayyam Early Christianity Gospel of Thomas Gospel of PhilipLost Sayings of Jesus Celtic Mythology MabinogiUlster cycle Fourth Way Gurdjieff Ouspensky Rodney Collin The Thorn and the Rose Join Our Mailing List Contact Bardic Press