Arabic Calligraphy Sites
Thanks to Diana for finding the spare time to check and format
the Arabic calligraphy sites list.
Arabic Calligraphy - http://www.arabiccalligraphy.com
Detailed, richly-illustrated examination of the historical and cultural significance of Arabic calligraphy.
Qur'anic Manuscripts - http://www.islamic-awareness.org/Quran/Text/Mss/
An illustrated history from the Department of History, University of Calgary.
Calligraphy - http://www.ndukhan.com/
Images of Islamic calligraphy in Arabic and Persian from a private collection, with commentary from Biddington's Consultancy.
Silk Threads - http://membres.lycos.fr/shashihalai/
Samples of the work of a calligrapher from Islamabad, who works in both Arabic and Persian, on religious and poetic texts. Includes biography.
Art of Calligraphy - http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/arabic_islamic_architecture/28162
Gallery of images from 'The Splendour of Islamic Calligraph' by Abdelkebir Khatibi and Mohammed Sijelmassi, hosted by Islamicity.
Calligraphy Islamic - http://calligraphyislamic.com
The Syrian calligrapher Hassan Sobhi Mourad (b.1942) presents some of his Arabic calligraphy, with a biography.
Salehi - http://www.geocities.com/morteza_salehi_art/
Learn the meaning of Islamic and Arabic calligraphy from lessons for non-Arabic speakers. Also provides links to Islamic art galleries.
Arabic Calligraphy Art - http://www.dabdo.co.uk/
Mamoun Sakkal discusses the Arabic language, the origins and development of the script, and the Kufic and Cursive styles. Hosted by Sakkal Design.
Calligraphy with Mohamed Zakariya - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/islamic_medical/calligraphy/calligraphy.html
Arabic Calligraphy Services
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