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Nastaliq


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A hybrid form of Arabic calligraphy. First introduced by a Persian calligrapher as a lighter variation of writing. A compound word, nastaliq is derived from naskh and taliq, two more common styles of calligraphy. This hybrid form was frequently used by Persian artists in the production of nonsacramental texts.

See also Calligraphy and Epigraphy

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