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How did abbasids use calligraphy?


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calligraphy is used for posh writing

On the first Tuesday of each month, we learn how to write with calligraphy quills. *Fact: Calligraphy does not use pens- they use quills and you need to use nibs to write and a bottle of ink. A good book with a little information about how to fill up and use a calligraphy quill is in the book "The View From Saturday" by E.L. Konigsburg. Great book too!!! :)*

Muslim artists used calligraphy to reflect the glory of Allah.

the people who want to use it

Calligraphy is the art of writing. The Muslims use it in writing the text of the holy Qur'an. They also use it while writing verses on walls of mosques for decoration.

The Abbasids persecuted the Fatamis, which caused them to flee.

Whiteley used Chinese calligraphy evidently in his 'Self Portrait in Studio 1976'

Calligraphy is a form of handwriting used and originated in eastern europe. the word calligraphy comes from the greek words kallos graphes meaning beautiful writing.They use a special pen to write calligraphy, there are different types of calligraphy when you write the special pen has to be held at 45 degrees exactly.Calligraphy is those fancy writings. People sometimes take classes to have great handwriting and stuff.

technically, your question. perhaps a sentence like "In china, people use calligraphy instead of a written alphabet

The abbasids were rulers of the Islamic Empire back in the 700s to 1200s.

You can use an online translator like this one ( for a simple version of Arabic script, or you can use a service to design calligraphy using your name for a fee.

One can learn the calligraphy alphabet from books and videos online. Some books to learn the calligraphy alphabet are Calligraphy: A Course in Hand Lettering and Calligraphy for Kids.

they would decorate there whole village.

Calligraphy can be cursive or block. The Declaration of Independence is in cursive calligraphy.

It's most likely Chinese Calligraphy, not Japanese. They would use it because Feng Shui comes from China.

Baghdad. Before the Abbasids, it was Damascus, but once the Abbasids took over they changed it to Baghdad.

they become awsome people that's how

it is depends on your creation and creativity you can use it with a special to make your work .

The elaborate writing the Koran use is calligraphy.

Islamic calligraphy is a art

Monks did calligraphy because when they wrote the bible paper was to expensive to write big so they created a smaller and narrower way to write and say paper.

Calligraphy simply means beautiful writing and if you go on and type in calligraphy or even calligraphy alphabet it will come up with three pictures and a lot of written responds.

The Abbasids were able to rule for a long time because of their strong army

Calligraphy back then was like printers to us. Calligraphy needed to be almost, if not completely, perfect. It was used to copy books back then. Since the invention of the printing press and more advanced printers, calligraphy became less and less useful, and eventually has almost died out. It is still used in parts of the world today, but is not a prominent as it used to.

The painting is not complete without calligraphy, yet calligraphy can stand alone.

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