Of all the Muslim art forms, calligraphy holds pride of place as the foremost and perhaps most characteristic of the modes of visual expression in Islam. From China to Canada and from Russia to South Africa, the widespread use of calligraphy still unites Muslims and visibly differentiates them from the adepts of other religions.
Follow us as we venture to Toronto, Canada to check out North America’s newest museum – the Aga Khan Museum. This museum is North America’s first … Continue reading Aga Khan Museum video tour in 4K HD
The [Aga Khan] Museum’s Permanent Collection includes one of the oldest surviving copies of volume five of the Qanun [fi’l-tibb] (Canon [of Medicine]), which was compiled by the Iranian scholar Ibn Sina or Avicenna (died 1037). Ibn Sina wrote a … Continue reading Qanun [Fi’l-Tibb] (Canon [of Medicine]), Volume 5 ~ AKM