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Yāqūt al-Musta‘ṣimī

(d. 1298)


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 (d. 1298) The most influential calligrapher in Muslim history.

Born a Christian, he became a slave of al-Musta‘ṣim, the last caliph in Baghdad (d. 1258). Many MSS and leaves bear ...

Subjects: Bibliography — Art.


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