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Name Notes
ara­maic Fonts for Ara­maic script
cypriot A script which was used on Cyprus for writ­ing Greek
etr­uscan Fonts for the Etr­uscan script
greek4cbc A Greek font from 394BC
greek6cbc A Greek font from the sixth cen­tury BC
hi­eroglf The "poor man's" Egyp­tian Hiero­glyphic font
lin­earA Lin­ear A script fonts
lin­earb Lin­ear B script used in the Bronze Age for Myce­naean Greek
nabatean Font for Na­batean script
oands Glyphs used when translit­er­at­ing an­cient scripts
old­prsn Fonts old Per­sian cuneiform script
phais­tos Disk of Phais­tos font
phoeni­cian Fonts for the Phoeni­cian script in use from about 1600 BC
pro­to­sem Fonts for proto-Semitic cuneiform script
runic Fonts for An­glo-Saxon futharc script
sara­bian Ar­chaic South Ara­bian script font
ugarite Fonts for Ugaritic cuneiform script
viking Scan­di­na­vian runic al­pha­bet as used by the Vik­ings


Name Size Date Notes
README.PRW 2551 2005-11-12 21:27
ar­chaicprw.map 707 2005-11-12 21:26
asam­ples.pdf 361922 2006-02-07 04:43
asam­ples.tex 16055 2006-02-07 04:43

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ar­chaic – A col­lec­tion of ar­chaic fonts

The col­lec­tion con­tains fonts to rep­re­sent Ara­maic, Cypriot, Etr­uscan, Greek of the 6th and 4th cen­turies BCE, Egyp­tian hi­ero­glyph­ics, Lin­ear A, Lin­ear B, Na­batean old Per­sian, the Phais­tos disc, Phoeni­cian, proto-Semitic, runic, South Ara­bian Ugaritic and Vik­ing scripts.

The bun­dle also in­cludes a small font for use in pho­netic tran­scrip­tion of the ar­chaic writ­ings. The bun­dle's own di­rec­tory in­cludes a font in­stal­la­tion map file for the whole col­lec­tion.

Pack­age De­tailsar­chaic
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerApos­to­los Sy­ropou­los
Uwe Zim­mer­mann
Peter R. Wil­son
Con­tained inTeX Live as ar­chaic
MiKTeX as ar­chaic
Topics fonts re­pro­duc­ing ar­chaic scripts or in­scrip­tions
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