Aphrodisias in Late Antiquity 2004

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Greek fonts

Unicode Fonts

To view the Greek in this publication, you need a Unicode compatible system and browser, and a font installed with polytonic Greek Unicode coverage. We have included below a list of such fonts and information on how to obtain them; several of these fonts are freely downloadable, others are commercial and cost money.

The CSS (stylesheet) on this site specifies a list of fonts in a certain order, so, for example, if you have the font 'Arial Unicode MS' installed, your browser will display Greek in this font; if not, it will try the text font on the list, etc. This means that so long as you have one of the fonts below installed on your computer, you should be able to read the Greek, accents and all, on this website. If you cannot read the Greek, i.e. it shows up as gibberish, or Greek letters alone appear fine but accented characters become squares [] or question marks ?, then you probably do not have a suitable Unicode font installed. In this case you have three options:

Avaliable fonts
Arial Unicode MS (MS Office 2002/XP)
Galilee Unicode Gk http://faculty.bbc.edu/rdecker/galileeunicode.htm
New Athena Unicode http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~pinax/greekkeys/NAUdownload.html
Athena Unicode (no longer available)
Palatino Linotype (MS Office 2000/XP)
Titus Cyberbit Basic http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/unicode/tituut.asp
Cardo http://scholarsfonts.net/cardofnt.html
Vusillus Old Face http://www.users.dircon.co.uk/~hancock/antioch.htm
Alphabetum http://guindo.cnice.mecd.es/~jmag0042/alphabet.html
Galatia SIL http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=SILgrkuni
Code 2000 http://home.att.net/~jameskass/
GentiumAlt http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium
Gentium http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium
Minion Pro http://www.adobe.com/type/browser/P/P_1719.jhtml
GeorgiaGreek (no longer available)
Vusillus Old Face Italic http://www.users.dircon.co.uk/~hancock/antioch.htm
Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro (Macintosh OSX)
Hiragino Maru Gothic Pro (Macintosh OSX)
Everson Mono http://www.evertype.com/emono/
Aristarcoj http://www.russellcottrell.com/greek/license/index.html
Porson http://www.geocities.com/greekfonts/
Legendum http://home.kabelfoon.nl/~slam/fonts/fonts.html
Aisa Unicode http://www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/multikey/
Hindsight Unicode http://dartcanada.tripod.com/Objets/Old/hh/hindhist.html
Caslon http://bibliofile.mc.duke.edu/gww/fonts/Caslon/Caslon.html
Lucida Grande (Macintosh OSX)
Verdana (MS Office 2000/XP)
Tahoma (MS Office 2002/XP)

Note: the fonts Tahoma and Verdana exist in both Unicode and non-Unicode versions; if you have the older version without polytonic Greek support, and no other font on this list, you may still not be able to read the accented Greek correctly. Please find another font to download, or obtain the most recent version of one of these two fonts.

Polytonic Greek Unicode information





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