Oriental Scholars – S1E22 – Omar al-Khayyam
Omar al-Khayyam was from Nishapur, Khorasan. His work on algebra, “Maqalat fi al-Jabr wa al-Muqabila” has great importance in the field of mathematics. He wrote on Pascal’s triangle, quadratic equations, and cubic equations. He introduced a calendar called Al-Tarikh-al-Jalali and was known in the West by the popularity of his Rubaiyat.