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    The nabatean bundle provides packages and fonts for the Nabatean script
used in the Middle East between the fourth centuries BC and AD. 
The bundle is one of a series for archaic scripts.

Changes in version 1.2 (2005/06/16)
o Font supplied as PostScript Type1 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)
nabatean.pdf     (user manual)
trynabatean.tex  (example usage)

    To install the bundle:
o If you want MetaFont sources uncomment the appropriate lines in nabatean.ins.
o run: latex nabatean.ins, which will generate:
       *.fd files
       and possibly nab10.mf
o Move *.sty and *.fd files to a location where LaTeX will find them
    e.g., .../texmf-local/tex/latex/nabatean
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/nabatean
   o Add a line like the following to the (texmf/fontname/)special.map file:
     nab10.mf    public      nabatean 
o Refresh the database
 (for more information on the above see the FAQ).

o run: (pdf)latex trynabatean 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 nabatean.dtx.
o run: (pdf)latex nabatean.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

    The protosem package provides fonts for the Proto-Semitic script in use 
about 1600 BC, and which may have been a very early ancestor of many of the 
world's alphabets. Files for using the font with LaTeX are also included.
This is one of a series of ancient fonts.

    The distribution consists of the following files:
README (this file)

    The distribution is provided under the terms of the LaTeX
Project Public License (LPPL).

Changes in version 1.1
o Minor changes to the glyph encoding to match other fonts in the series

    To install the package:
o run: latex protosem.ins, which will generate:
       proto*.mf files
       *.fd files
o run: latex protosem.dtx
o run: makeindex -s gind.ist protosem
o run: latex protosem.dtx
o Print protosem.dvi for a hardcopy of the package manual 
o Move the generated files to locations where LaTeX will find them.
    For example: the *.fd and .sty files to .../local/texmf/tex/latex/protosem
                 the proto*.mf files to .../texmf/fonts/source/public/protosem
    On a teTeX distribution you might also have to add the following 
    line to texmf/fontname/special.map:
      proto10.mf     public    protosem
    On a teTeX distribution remember to run texhash after moving the files.

o run: latex tryfont  for a testpage of the Proto-Semitic font

Peter Wilson


Name Size Date Notes
README 4377 2005-06-18 23:20
nab10.afm 10412 2005-06-18 23:21
nab10.pfb 17572 2005-06-18 23:22
nab10.tfm 504 2005-06-18 23:21
nabatean.dtx 31144 2005-06-18 23:21
nabatean.ins 3122 2005-06-18 23:21
nabatean.pdf 134617 2005-06-18 23:21
tryn­abatean.pdf 45770 2005-06-18 23:21
tryn­abatean.tex 2660 2005-06-18 23:21

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nabatean – Font for Na­batean script

The nabatean bun­dle pro­vides pack­ages and fonts for the Na­batean script used in the Mid­dle East be­tween the fourth cen­turies BC and AD.

This is one in a se­ries of ar­chaic fonts.

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