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Calligraphy Isfahan Iran - Vipemo


Calligraphy While in the West calligraphy is considered mainly penmanship, in the East it is one of the most important fine Arts. Calligraphers were an essential requirement for any self-respecting court, and very often princes and nobles practiced calligraphy themselves. Moreover, prohibition against figurative art in mosques, and an emphasis put on literacy and knowledge Islamic leaders imparted further importance to the written word in the Islamic world.Broadly speaking, there were two distinct scripts in the early centuries of Islam: [...]

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