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    The aramaic bundle provides fonts for Aramaic script as it was used in
the Middle East between about 1000--200 BC.
    This is one of a series of fonts for archaic scripts.

Changes in version 1.2 (2005/06/14)
o Font supplied as Postscript Type 1 as well as METAFONT

Changes in version 1.1 (2000/09/30)
o Minor changes to glyph encodings

Changes in version 1.0 (1999/03/14)
o First public release

  Author: Peter Wilson (Herries Press) herries dot press at earthlink dot net
  Copyright 1999--2005 Peter R. Wilson

  This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
  conditions of the Latex Project Public License, either
  version 1.3 of this license or (at your option) any
  later version.
  The latest version of the license is in
  and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of
  LaTeX version 2003/06/01 or later.

  This work has the LPPL maintenance status "author-maintained".

  This work consists of the files:
    README (this file)
  and the derived files

     The distribution consists of the following files:
README (this file)
aramaic.pdf     (user manual)
tryaramaic.tex  (example usage)

    To install the bundle:
o If you want MetaFont sources uncomment the appropriate lines in aramaic.ins.
o run: latex aramaic.ins, which will generate:
       *.fd files
       and possibly aram10.mf
o Move *.sty and *.fd files to a location where LaTeX will find them
    e.g., .../texmf-local/tex/latex/aramaic
o Move *.afm, *.pfb and *.tfm files to where LaTeX looks for font information
    e.g., .../texmf-var/fonts/afm/public/archaic/*.afm
o Add the *.map information to the dvips/pdftex font maps
   If you want the MetaFont version as well:
   o Move the *.mf files to, e.g., .../texmf-var/fonts/source/public/aramaic
   o Add a line like the following to the (texmf/fontname/)special.map file:
     aram10.mf    public      aramaic 
o Refresh the database
 (for more information on the above see the FAQ).

o run: (pdf)latex tryaramaic for a test of the font

    If you want a full manual with all the MetaFont and LaTeX code and commentry, 
comment out the \OnlyDescription line in aramaic.dtx.
o run: (pdf)latex aramaic.dtx
o (for an index run: makeindex -s gind.ist *.idx)
o run: (pdf)latex *.dtx
o Print *.(pdf|dvi) for a hardcopy of the package manual

Peter Wilson
herries dot press at earthlink dot net

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ara­maic – Fonts for Ara­maic script

The ara­maic bun­dle pro­vides fonts for Ara­maic script as it was used in the Mid­dle East be­tween about 1000-200 BC.

This is one in a se­ries of ar­chaic fonts.

Pack­age De­tailsara­maic
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerPeter R. Wil­son
Con­tained inTeX Live as ar­chaic
MiKTeX as ar­chaic
Topics fonts dis­tributed as source
fonts them­selves
fonts re­pro­duc­ing ar­chaic scripts or in­scrip­tions
font avail­able in Adobe Type 1 for­mat
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