Hans de Bruijn, born in Leiden, the Netherlands, in 1931. M.A from Leiden University. Assistant Professor of of Persian Studies at Leiden University.
Fellow (1 September 1981 – 31 July 1982)
I completed a monograph on Sanâ’í which included the social aspects that influenced his shift from court poetry to religious poetry. I also made an outline of the textual history of Sanâ’í’s main works and an analysis of his didactic poems and the secular poems of his age.