ÒNusaibahÓ is the first name of an early convert woman to Islam, and the first female to fight in defense of the Islamic religion. Her full name is Nusaibah bint KaÕab Al-Maziniyyah and she took part in the Battles of Uhud, Hunain, Yamama and the Treaty of Hudaibiyah with IslamÕs prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Nusaibah is best known for her brave and heroic feat during the Battle of UhudÑfought on March 19, 625Ñwhen she entered the battle carrying a sword and a shield to protect the prophet Muhammad (pbuh) from the arrows of the enemy, and she accordingly received several wounds while fighting and these wounds were not healed until the following year. The prophet Muhammad (pbuh) mentioned her distinct courage by saying that in whichever direction he turned in the battlefield, he could see her defending and protecting him.
"Nusaibah" is a modern, geometric, and headline Arabic display typeface. The main trait of this typeface is the novel symmetrical design of its letters which renders it as one of the modern stylish typefaces used for headlines and titles. This is can be noticed in its letters such as ÒThehÓ, ÒJeemÓ, ÒAinÓ, ÒSheenÓ, and others. Moreover, ÒNusaibahÓ font has a character set which supports Arabic, Persian, Urdu, and Latin letters and numerals with a limited range of specific Arabic and Latin ligatures. This font comes in two weights (i.e., regular and bold) with nearly 643 distinctive glyphs.
Due to its geometric and linear design, ÒNusaibahÓ typeface is appropriate for heading and titling in Arabic, Persian, and Urdu magazines, posters, and surfaces of different equipment. It is also elegantly suitable for signs, booksÕ covers, advertisement light boards, productsÕ and servicesÕ names, and titles of flyers, pamphlets, novels, and books of children. ÒNusaibahÓ typeface is one of the Arabic typefaces that has a novel and modern-day design which can be used in versatile graphic, typographic, and artistic works in different languages for diverse cultures.