About This Resource
This brief video describes the arts of Islamic calligraphy, the artistic practice of handwriting based on the Arabic script.
Related primary sources: The Qur'an on Paradise, Ibn al-Nadim on the Transmission and Authorization of Books.
D. Fairchild Ruggles. National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association, and Twin Cities Public Television. Islamic Art Spots: Calligraphy. American Library Association, 2013. http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/219.
How to Cite This Page
"Muslim Journeys | Item #219: Calligraphy", July 30, 2014 http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/219.