Omar Khayyam tomb

Omar Khayyam(Located in Neishapur)

Omar Khayyam(Located in Neishapur) was born in Nishapur, in Iran, then a Seljuq capital in Khorasan, which rivaled Cairo or Baghdad in cultural prominence in that era. He is thought to have been born into a family of tent-makers He spent part of his childhood in the town of Balkh (in present-day northern Afghanistan), studying […]