Seyed-Gohrab, A. A.
Khayyám's universal appeal: man, wine, and the hereafter in the quatrains. A.A. Seyed-Gohrab.
In: The great 'Umar Khayyám. Leiden, Leiden University Press, 2012. pp. 11-38.
Introductory essay, in which the author discusses a number of aspects in respect to the study of Omar Khayyám and his rubáiyát: the contents of the quatrains; man, the world and the hereafter; doubt versus certainty; the knot of death; flora and fauna; the pot and the pot-maker; who is the beloved; people with discernment; in vino veritas; activities in the world.