ART OF ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY

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Fig. 9. Samples of zoomorphic calligraphy (from top to bottom):
a. “Nadi Aliyan” (Call upon Ali) invocation, Debi Parshad Badayuni, India (ca. 1882); b. “Salimah Tiger” Persian poem, Mamoun Sakkal (2012); c. The “Bismillah” in the form of a hawk, Mamoun Sakkal (2012) after reproduction in Arab Art by Prisse d’Avennes (1877); d. “Love, Peace” in the form of a dove, Mamoun Sakkal (2002)

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