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    The auncial and allauncl packages provide Meatfont fonts based on the 
Artificial Uncial manuscript book-hand used between the 6th & 10th century AD. 
The font consists of minuscules and digits, with some appropriate 
period punctuation marks. Both normal and bold versions are provided. 
This is one in a series of manuscript fonts.

    Access to the docmfp package is desireable but not essential.

    The distribution consists of the following files:
README (this file)
auncial.ins
auncial.dtx
tryfont.tex
allfont.tex

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

To install the package:
=======================

o run: latex uncial.ins, which will generate:
       auncl*.mf files
       *.fd files
       auncial.sty
       allauncl.sty
o Move the generated files to locations where LaTeX will find them.
    For example: the auncl*.mf files to .../texmf/fonts/source/public/auncial
                 the *.fd and *.sty files to /texmf/tex/latex/local/auncial

    On a teTeX distribution you might also have to add lines like the 
    following to texmf/fontname/special.map:
      auncl7.mf        public    auncial
      auncl10.mf       public    auncial
      auncl17.mf       public    auncial
      aunclb7.mf       public    auncial
      aunclb10.mf      public    auncial
      aunclb17.mf      public    auncial
    On a teTeX distribution remember to run texhash after moving the files.

    (I use a teTeX distribution and found that if I didn't add to the special.map
     file, then the generated tfm and pk files were put in directories corresponding
     to some vendor's font.) 

    Other LaTeX distributions might require procedures similar to those for teTeX.

To typeset the documentation:
=============================

o run: latex auncial.dtx
o if you want an index then run: makeindex -s gind.ist auncial
o run: latex auncial.dtx
o Print auncial.dvi for a hardcopy of the package manual 

    Note that the docmfp package is normally required for LaTeXing auncial.dtx.
The package is available from CTAN in tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/supported.
If you haven't got this and don't want to get it, then there are instructions
in the first part of the .dtx file about how to edit it to avoid the use of docmfp.
(docmfp is an extension of the doc package for describing METAFONT, or other
non-LaTeX, code.)


To check out your installation:
===============================

o run: latex tryfont  for a testpage of the Artificial Uncial fonts
o run: latex allfont  for a document typeset with the Artificial Uncial fonts

1999/05/22
Peter Wilson
peter.r.wilson@boeing.com

Files

Name Size Date Notes
README 2657 1999-05-22 12:00
allfont.ps 1007532 1999-05-21 04:41
allfont.tex 2416 1999-05-20 08:10
auncial.dtx 103554 2001-01-02 11:23
auncial.ins 3317 1999-05-21 05:00
tryfont.ps 1045418 1999-05-21 04:41
tryfont.tex 1912 1999-05-20 06:03

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (261.7k).

aun­cial – Ar­ti­fi­cial Un­cial manuscript book-hand font

The aun­cial and al­launcl pack­ages pro­vide fonts based on the Ar­ti­fi­cial Un­cial manuscript book-hand used be­tween the 6th and 10th cen­tury AD. The font con­sists of mi­nus­cules and dig­its, with some ap­pro­pri­ate pe­riod punc­tu­a­tion marks. Both nor­mal and bold ver­sions are pro­vided. Note that the font is avail­able sep­a­rately in Adobe Type 1 for­mat, as the ar­ti­fi­cial un­cial ‘new’ pack­age.

This is one of a set of manuscript fonts. Ac­cess to the docmfp pack­age is de­sir­able but not es­sen­tial.

Pack­age De­tailsaun­cial
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerPeter R. Wil­son
Con­tained inTeXlive as bookhands
MikTeX as bookhands
Topics fonts of scripts used for manuscript books
fonts dis­tributed as source
fonts them­selves
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