Maghsoud Beik mosque is located in Isfahan; it is also called Zolamat mosque.

Isfahan (IMNA) - The building of this mosque is very attractive. It has been built in the flourishing era of construction during Shah Abbas destiny. Its decorations and calligraphy inscriptions are great and eloquent. This mosque is made of a domed Shabestan in which there is a decorative portal with magnificent and great tiles in its entrance.

There is a magnificent altar inside the mosque that is slightly damaged; but it is completely readable. In the room attached to this mosque, there is the tomb of Mir Emad, famous calligrapher and the rival of Alireza Abbasi who was one of the most distinguished calligraphers during Safavid era.

The inscription at the entrance of this mosque, dates back to 1010 AH, is written in Suls calligraphy on a white and azure background with the handwriting of Jafar Ali Emami. The name of Shah Abbas I and Maghsoud Beik Nazer are mentioned in this inscription. The southern Shabestan of Maghsoud Beik mosque is decorated with tile decorations. The beautiful and precious altar has also an inscription with white Suls calligraphy on an azure background which is dates back to 1011 AH.

This inscription which includes the name of Shah Abbas I and Maghsoud Beik is written by Mohammad Reza Emami. The tomb of the great Safavid calligrapher, late Mir Emad Hassani Ghazvini, is located in the eastern side of the courtyard of the mosque. The people of Isfahan respect for Mir Emad because he is one of the great calligraphers that many researchers entitled him as the reputation of Safavid dynasty.

The grave of this famous artist doesn’t have any inscription, but in his tomb there is a piece of marble stone installed vertically on the wall that some poems in Persian and Salawat for the Fourteen Infallibles were written with Suls and Nastaliq calligraphy. Maghsoud beik mosque is very magnificent and beautiful due to its tileworks; it is one of the most famous buildings of Safavid era.

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