Love and wine in Khayyam and Hafez. R. Foltz.
In: Persian studies in North America. Studies in honor of Mohammed Ali Jazayery. Ed. by M. Marashi. Bethesda, Iranbooks, 1994. p. 417-421.
Both Omar Khayyam and Hafez of Shiraz are known for writing about wine and love, yet the use of similar images by the two poets belies a great difference in content. This should not be surprising, since beyond the fact that their lives were separated by were separated by three centuries, the two men differed vastly in nature as well as circumstance.