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Sacred Script: Muhaqqaq in Islamic Calligraphy

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Arabic calligraphy is at once an expression of piety, aesthetic sensibility and artistic discipline. Muhaqqaq was an early term which captured care, clarity and meticulousness in calligraphy. It was associated with the making of manuscripts of the Qur'an -- a sacred task and one which helped to give the new Islamic order both identity and coherence. Muhaqqaq energed in the ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published December 15th 2011 by I. B. Tauris (first published August 31st 2010)
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Yingtai
May 31, 2013 rated it liked it
Actually contains quite a lot of high-quality reproductions of calligraphy, including a one-page plus discussion of variants of each letter, illustrated with a lot of little reproductions. However not all that readable somehow. A5 glossy hardcover.
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