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Calligraphy, Persian


View Resource Selections of Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Calligraphy

As part of its developing Global Gateway (a group of various digital materials of international interest) the Library of Congress presents this collection of 355 Arabic calligraphy sheets, ranging from the 9th to the 19th centuries, that includes many examples of calligraphic art: illuminated panels, albums, and poems, as well as Qur'anic calligraphic fragments. Even those who cannot understand...