Calligraphy Qalam: An Introduction to Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Calligraphy

CalligraphyQalam.com uses interactive tools to interest new audiences in the traditional art forms of Arabic, Ottoman and Persian calligraphy.

This manuscript includes verses 34-36 from the fifth chapter of the Koran (the Table Spread).

Iran. 1075-1100 A.D. Eastern kufic script. Courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

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