Blair and Bloom provide an overview of Islamic inscriptions, but what makes these inscriptions “Islamic”? Is it references to the Qur’an? The use of the Arabic script? Location of a building? What about calligraphy – are there different factors than in epigraphy? In your response paper, compare one example of calligraphy and one example of epigraphy. Please use chicago style citation

Blair and Bloom provide an overview of Islamic inscriptions, but what makes these inscriptions “Islamic”? Is it references to the Qur’an? The use of the Arabic script? Location of a building? What about calligraphy – are there different factors than in epigraphy? In your response paper, compare one example of calligraphy and one example of epigraphy. Please use chicago style citation
Videos: Blair and Bloom, “Inscriptions in Art & Architecture”;
Hajji Noor Deen (watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wS_-7B1FAbE);
Mohamad Zakarya – (watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUrT7iuC5YQ);
Hamid Reza Ghlichkhani (watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDLN6Ee7sDQ +
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