Mar 19, 2019  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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DSGN 318/3118 - History of Arabic Calligraphy (3 cr.)



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A Slide-lecture based course that will introduce students to the history of Arabic calligraphy from the early Quran scripts, through highlights of the creative output of different Islamic dynasties until the introduction of the printing press. It will discuss the aesthetics of the calligraphic Arabic word and different stages of development of the script on paper and different media.
 



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