Selections of Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Calligraphy


Subject:
Language , Writing , Languages , Arabic , Alphabets & Writing Systems

Description:
"This presentation exhibits 355 Arabic calligraphy sheets, ranging from the 9th to the 19th centuries." Searchable, or browse the sheets by calligrapher, title, or subject (such as decoupage or poetry). Images are accompanied by background essay about the scripts. The site also includes special presentations on Ottoman and Persian calligraphic styles and noteworthy items, and a bibliography. From the Library of Congress.

Publisher:
Library of Congress

Language:
English

Source:
http://international.loc.gov/intldl/apochtml/


PID= res:lii-21858