The Magic Lantern of Omar Khayyám. Stephen R. Wilk.Optics & Photonics News (2012), 1, pp. 16-17
Optical projection techniques are mentioned in several translations of a quatrain from the poem “The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.” What is the true meaning of Khayyám’s metaphor of reality as a shadow show?
metaphors; optical projection