Kufic Script from a Qur'an

Kufic Script from a Qur'an, 900 CE, Islamic Dynastic Art
23.9 cm33.3 cm

Kufic Script from a Qur'an is an Islamic Dynastic Ink and Paper Drawing created in 900 CE. It lives at the Freer Gallery of Art in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Calligraphy and Typography. Download

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A Folio from an Abbasid dynasty Qur'an, part of Al-Fath Sura (48) verses:27-8.

مِنْ دُونِ ذَلِكَ فَتْحًا قَرِيبًا * هُوَ الَّذِي أَرْسَلَ رَسُولَهُ بِالْهُدَى وَدِينِ الْحَقِّ لِيُظْهِرَهُ عَلَى

“and hath given you a near victory beforehand. He it is Who hath sent His messenger with the guidance and the religion of truth, that He may cause it to prevail over...”

Reed Enger, "Kufic Script from a Qur'an," in Obelisk Art History, Published August 12, 2017; last modified August 12, 2017, http://arthistoryproject.com/timeline/middle-ages/islamic-dynastic-art/kufic-script-from-a-quran/.

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