The Genius Of Omar Khayy (2009)
Movie: The Genius Of Omar Khayy
- Release Date: November 08, 2009
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- Genre: Documentary
A documentary on the Persian poet, polymath, mathematician, philosopher, astronomer and physician, Omar Khayy?m (1048 – 1131).Born almost 1000 years ago in Persia, Omar Khayyam was an astronomer, mathematician and poet. His contribution to algebra and geometry has sealed his reputation as one the greatest mathematicians of all time; and a lunar crater has been named after him for his advances in astronomy.Omar Khayyam lived during a medieval golden age of science and learning in the East. He was among a group of pioneering scientists who were influenced by ideas from ancient Greece, India and China. The film reveals how Islam and the advancement of science went hand in hand.