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A. George, The Rise of Islamic Calligraphy, Saqi, London 2010. [available at http://www.islamicmanuscripts.info/reference/]

The Rise of Islamic Calligraphy

Compared to Greek temples Indian buildings have a very delicate and painstaking approach to detail

Compared to Greek temples Indian buildings have a very delicate and painstaking approach to detail

Arabian-Moresque Architectonic Ornaments    Pinnacles, panels, decoration, stalactites and corbels from the Alhambra in Spain and Cairo. "The columns at first followed Egyptian and Byzantine examples or were, in fact, composed of parts of Greek or Roman columns; later on however (since about the 12th century) they were formed in a style of their own, the capital consisting mainly of a cube decorated with foliage and scroll work."

Cairo- Arabian-Moresque Architectonic Ornaments Pinnacles, panels, decoration, stalactites and corbels

Islamic Calligraphy by Sheila S. Blair https://www.amazon.com/dp/0748635408/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_jl8fybG6NPW1Y

Islamic Calligraphy by Sheila S. Blair https://www.amazon.com/dp/0748635408/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_jl8fybG6NPW1Y

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