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Thuluth - Hû Al-Hakk

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Hû Al-Hakk in Arabic.

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Description

Name: Hû Al-Hakk

Meaning:

  • Al-Hakk standing unchanged.
  • In the hereafter, Al-Hakk separates the right from superstition and take rights from the oppressors to the rightful owners.
  • Al-Hakk is the real name. So, existence is always constant.

About Tuluth

Thuluth (Arabic: ثُلُث‎, Persian: ثلث‎ sols, Turkish: Sülüs, from thuluth “one-third”) is a script variety of Islamic calligraphy invented by Ibn Muqlah Shirazi. The straight angular forms of Kufic were replaced in the new script by curved and oblique lines. In Thuluth, one-third of each letter slopes, from which the name (meaning “a third” in Arabic) comes. An alternative theory to the meaning is that the smallest width of the letter is one third of the widest part. It is an elegant, cursive script, used in medieval times on mosque decorations. Various calligraphic styles evolved from Thuluth through slight changes of form.

History

The greatest contributions to the evolution of the Thuluth script occurred in the Ottoman Empire in three successive steps that Ottoman art historians call “calligraphical revolutions”:

  • The first revolution occurred in the 15th century and was initiated by the master calligrapher Sheikh Hamdullah.
  • The second revolution resulted from the work of the Ottoman calligrapher Hâfız Osman in the 17th century.
  • Finally, in the late 19th century, Mehmed Şevkî Efendi gave the script the distinctive shape it has today.
Artists

The best known artist to write the Thuluth script at its zenith is said to be Mustafa Râkım Efendi (1757–1826), a painter who set a standard in Ottoman calligraphy which many believe has not been surpassed to this day.

Style

An important aspect of Thuluth script is the use of harakat (“hareke” in Turkish) to represent vowel sounds and of certain other stylistic marks to beautify the script. The rules governing the former are similar to the rules for any Arabic script. The stylistic marks have their own rules regarding placement and grouping which allow for great creativity as to shape and orientation. For example, one grouping technique is to separate the marks written below letters from those written above.

What are you get?

You will receive an e-mail from me with a vectorized PDF file, where you can print the image in the desired paper in a print shop.

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