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What language does calligraphy come from?


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The word calligraphy comes from the Greek kalligraphos. It means beautiful writing. Perhaps the most well-known examples of calligraphy are Arabic. Celtic, and Persian. But among the oldest known calligraphy is Chinese. For Chinese calligraphy has been dated back about 4,500 years.


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Calligraphy means beautiful handwriting and it derived from Greek language

From Greek, kaligraphia, from kallos, "beauty," and graphein, to write.

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.

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

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Islamic calligraphy was used to represent God because they didn't want to represent God with images. Islamic Calligraphy is also well known as Arabic Calligraphy.

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