Must read for studying Islamic epigraphy (open access…of course)

When dealing with inscriptions some sources need to be read… an epigraphist, an amateur, a curious, in fact everyone interested in any level in the study of Islamic epigraphy should read some books, just as someone who likes English literature need to read Shakespeare. Thankfully, the World Wide Web provides us with sources otherwise available…

The importance of being Qur’anic

Why is it important to read and study Qur’anic inscriptions on monuments? And what are the problems and the futher developments of this field of research?