Seyyid Kasim Gubari

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Seyyid Kasim Gubari
Blaue Moschee Kuppel schräg.jpg
Islamic calligraphy on the dome and interior of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Born Ottoman Empire
Died 1625
Ottoman Empire
Known for Islamic calligraphy
Movement Thuluth and Naskh

Seyyid Kasim Gubari of Diyarbakır is recorded as being responsible for much of the calligraphy of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (the "Blue Mosque") in Istanbul, he was commissioned to write verses from the Quran throughout the mosque.[1] He was also said to be one of the greatest calligraphers of his day.


  1. ^ "History of Blue Mosque". Retrieved 20 March 2014.