Mightier Than the Sword; Arabic Script: Beauty and Meaning. This substantial volume is a catalogue of the 2004 Kuala Lumpur exhibition by the Islamic Arts Museum of KL and the British Museum. Introductory articles overview the development of Islamic scripts and calligraphy. 120 artefacts in many media are presented in colour photographs with commentary. These include objects from earliest Islamic times and also contemporary artworks. Bibliography and website list.
Mightier than the Sword; Arabic Script: Beauty and Meaning
AuthorsPorter, Venetia & Heba Nayel Barakat
PublisherIslamic Arts Museum Malaysia