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Wilk, Stephen R.

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?