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The legacy of the Malay letter = Warisan warkah Melayu
With their spendid illumination, elegant calligraphy, intricate seals and courtly and refined language, the Malay letters embody all that is most beautiful in Malay culture, civilization and
A JAWI SOURCEBOOK FOR THE STUDY OF MALAY PALAEOGRAPHY AND ORTHOGRAPHY*
This special issue of Indonesia and the Malay World was compiled by friends and colleagues as a tribute to Professor E. Ulrich Kratz's three decades of teaching Jawi and traditional Malay literature
The spirit of Langkasuka? Illuminated manuscripts from the East Coast of the Malay Peninsula
Introduction A survey of illuminated Islamic manuscripts from the Malay peninsula reveals a very uneven pattern of distribution. While one or two impressive manuscripts are known from Pulau Pinang,
CHAPTER VI: Gold, silver and lapis lazuli: Royal letters from Aceh in the seventeenth century
This chapter compares the formal aspects of the three letters, that is, illumination, letter heading and compliments, with each other, with contemporary epistolary practice in the broader Islamic
Malay Documents In The Melaka Records in the British Library
In 1964 F.R.J. Verhoeven, then Director General of the National Archives of Malaysia, wrote an article entitled ‘The lost archives of Dutch Malacca’ in which he lamented the apparent disappearance of
ROYAL MINANGKABAU SEALS†
For over three centuries, Malay seals engraved in Arabic script have functioned as symbols of the authority of the sultan and his court. In all parts of maritime Southeast Asia, there is
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