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CALLIGRAPHY AND EPIGRAPHY. The art most cherished by Muslims throughout history has been calligraphy. A saying attributed to the Prophet claims that a person who writes beautifully the Basmalah, the formula "In the name of God the Merciful the Compassionate," will enter paradise. The feeling that the Qur'an, being God's own word, should be written in a style worthy of its contents has led to the development of different calligraphic styles. The ancient Qur'ans were written in the heavy script ca ...more

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