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The Art Of Arabic Calligraphy

Islamic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy, in the languages which use Arabic language alphabet or the alphabets derived from it. It includes Arabic, Persian, Ottoman, and Urdu calligraphy.[1][2] It is known in Arabic as khatt Arabi (خط عربي‎), which translates into Arabic line, design, or construction.[3]

Islamic calligraphy developed from two major styles: Kufic and Naskh.

There are several variations of each, as well as regionally specific styles. Arabic or Persian calligraphy has also been incorporated into modern art, beginning with the post-colonial period in the Middle East, as well as the more recent style of calligraffiti.

Currently, there is five principal types of Arabic calligraphic

Naskh, Nasta'liq, Diwani, Thuluth, Reqa.

To learn more about Islamic calligraphy, you have to learn Arabic language which is distinguished as one of the oldest languages in the world.

Arabic language is the language in which the Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, where it appeared and spread with the advent of Islam.

The Arabic language has gained beauty and creativity in terms of its letters when it is spoken and written, so when it is written in Arabic script, an artistic touch must decorate its letters, such as decorations, inscriptions and diacritics, as they appear in the Holy Qur’an.

The beauty of the Arabic language was not limited to the form of its letters, but rather went beyond that of eloquence and many meanings.

Arabic learning is most interesting when you learn it from Native speakers,

if you are available in Dubai, you can join the Mezan Institute in Dubai to learn Arabic language, as it is a leading language learning institute in teaching languages, especially Arabic.

 in Mezan, they follow an easy and simple interactive approach to make learning Arabic easy and fun.

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