Photos: Nishapur artists pay tribute to Omar Khayyam

IRNA – A group of artists from Nishapur, the birthplace of Ommar Khayyam, have commemorated the great Persian poet and polymath. May 18 marks the birth anniversary of renowned Iranian mathematician, astronomer and poet Omar Khayyam who lived in the Seljuk era in 12th century BCE. Khayyam wrote essays on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music, and Islamic theology.