Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani, chief editor of 1001 Inventions book visited Hattat Hasan Celebi, one of world's mostly renowned calligraphers, on 13th August 2008 in his office in Uskudar, Istanbul (Turkey).
Prof. Salim Al-Hassani presented calligrapher Hasan Celebi the book of 1001 Inventions (Pic01) As already known, the School section of the book 1001 Inventions includes a picture of Hasan Celebi while he is working on "Husn-u Hatt" (Beauty of Calligraphy) with his student (Pic02)
Calligrapher Hasan Celebi gave Prof. Salim Al-Hassani one of his works in return (Pic03) , wishing their good relations would last long. FSTC Senior Researcher Dr. Salim Ayduz (Pic04), Dr. Lami Kaya (Pic05), one of Hasan Celebi's respected students Ms. N Kaya, Hilal Kazan and Majida Saleem were also present in time of the meeting (Pic06)
Photos from the Meeting:
Pic07 Young Calligrapher Hasan Celebi with famous Master Calligrapher Hamid Aytac.
Pic08 "Calligraphy of Amantu", which means: "I affirm faith in Allah and in His Angels, and in His Books and in His Messengers and in the Day of Resurrection, and in the Decree to good and evil from Allah and in the Life after Death."
Pic09 "Calligraphy of Besmele", which means: "In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful."