The auncial bundle provides packages and fonts for a script based on the Artificial Uncial manuscript book-hand used between the 6th & 10th century AD. The script consists of minuscules and digits, with some appropriate period punctuation marks. Both normal and bold versions are provided. This is one of a series for bookhand fonts. The font follows the B1 encoding developed for bookhands. Access to this is essential. The encoding mainly follows the regular T1 encoding. If there are any questions please ask them on the comp.text.tex newsgroup. Changes in version 2.0 (2005/11/27) o Font supplied as Postscript Type1 instead of MetaFont o Only B1 encoding supported o Major code rewrite Changes in version 1.0 (1999/05/22) 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 http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt 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) auncial.dtx aunclmfb.dtx aunclmft.dtx aunclmfc.dtx auncial.ins auncial.pdf and the derived files auncial.sty b1auncl.fd auncial.map auncl*.mf files ------------------------------------------------------------------ The distribution consists of the following files: README (this file) auncial.dtx aunclmfb.dtx aunclmft.dtx aunclmfc.dtx auncial.ins auncial.pdf (user manual) tryauncial.tex (example usage) tryauncial.pdf auncl10.afm auncl10.pfb auncl10.tfm aunclb10.afm aunclb10.pfb aunclb10.tfm To install the bundle: o If you want MetaFont sources uncomment the appropriate lines in auncial.ins. o run: latex auncial.ins, which will generate: auncial.sty *.fd files auncial.map and possibly several *.mf files o Move *.sty and *.fd files to a location where LaTeX will find them e.g., .../texmf-local/tex/latex/auncial o Move *.afm, *.pfb and *.tfm files to where LaTeX looks for font information e.g., .../texmf-var/fonts/afm/public/bookhands/*.afm .../texmf-var/fonts/type1/public/bookhands/*.pfb .../texmf-var/fonts/tfm/public/bookhands/*.tfm 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/auncial o Add a line like the following to the (texmf/fontname/)special.map file: auncl10.mf public auncial aunclb10.mf public auncial o Refresh the database (for more information on the above see the FAQ). o run: (pdf)latex tryauncial 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 auncial.dtx. o run: (pdf)latex auncial.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 2005/11/27 Peter Wilson herries dot press at earthlink dot net
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auncial-new – Artificial Uncial font and LaTeX support macros
The auncial-new bundle provides packages and fonts for a script based on the Artificial Uncial manuscript book-hand used between the 6th & 10th century AD. The script consists of minuscules and digits, with some appropriate period punctuation marks. Both normal and bold versions are provided, and the font is distributed in Adobe Type 1 format. This is an experimental new version of the auncial bundle, which is one of a series of bookhand fonts.
The font follows the B1 encoding developed for bookhands. Access to the encoding is essential. The encoding mainly follows the standard T1 encoding.
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|Copyright||1999–2005 Peter R. Wilson|
|Maintainer||Peter R. Wilson|
|Contained in||TeX Live as auncial-new|
|MiKTeX as auncial-new|
fonts of scripts used for manuscript books
font available in Adobe Type 1 format