it started in the 1500
Calligraphy started in the stone age because it finds its origins in cave paintings. it is used as an art form all over the world. there are even 20 styles of calligraphy
Calligraphy is Greek.
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.
calligraphy is used for posh writing
Calligraphy can be cursive or block. The Declaration of Independence is in cursive calligraphy.
If you are just getting started, try Calligraphy for Creative Kids (and Adults too!) by Jim Bennett. If you have experience, then The Calligrapher's Bible by David Harris. Creative Lettering and Beyond is also very helpful.
The Abbasids used calligraphy in books
Islamic calligraphy is a art
Calligraphy simply means beautiful writing and if you go on google.com and type in calligraphy or even calligraphy alphabet it will come up with three pictures and a lot of written responds.
The painting is not complete without calligraphy, yet calligraphy can stand alone.