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1. Calligraphy in the Arab World

Through the spread of the Arab people a new language and alphabet found their way to a large area of the world, fr…

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M.I. Waley, Mohammad Hassan Semsar, Translated by Hamid Tehrani, Hamid Reza, Afsari, Translated by Najam Abbas, Russell Harris and Translated with additions by M.I. Waley, “Calligraphy”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000067>
First published online: 2021

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