|Known for||Islamic calligraphy|
|Movement||Naskh (script) Thuluth|
Yaqut al-Musta'simi (also Yakut-i Musta'simi) (died 1298) was a well-known calligrapher and the Turkish or Ethiopian secretary of the last Abbasid caliph. He codified six basic calligraphic styles of the Arabic script. Naskh script was said to have been revealed and taught to the scribe in a vision. He developed Yakuti, a handwriting named after him, described as a thuluth of "a particularly elegant and beautiful type." Supposedly he had copied the Qur'an more than a thousand times.
Thuluth script, 13th century
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