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    The trajan bundle provides fonts based on the capitals carved on 
the Trajan column in Rome in 114 AD. Many typographers think these rank 
first among the Roman's artistic legacy.
The font is uppercase letters together with punctuation
and some analphabetics; no lowercase or digits.

Changes in version 1.1 (2005/06/29)
o Font supplied as Postscript Type1 as well as METAFONT

Changes in version 1.0 (1999/04/02)
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)
trajan.pdf     (user manual)
trytrajan.tex  (example usage)

    To install the bundle:
o If you want MetaFont sources uncomment the appropriate lines in trajan.ins.
o run: latex trajan.ins, which will generate:
       *.fd files
       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/trajan
o Move *.afm, *.pfb and *.tfm files to where LaTeX looks for font information
    e.g., .../texmf-var/fonts/afm/public/trajan/*.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/trajan
   o Add a line like the following to the (texmf/fontname/) file:      public    trajan    public    trajan
o Refresh the database
 (for more information on the above see the FAQ).

o run: (pdf)latex trytrajan 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 trajan.dtx.
o run: (pdf)latex trajan.dtx
o (for an index run: makeindex -s *.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


Name Size Date Notes
README 3078 2005-06-30 00:27
trajan.dtx 79740 2005-06-30 00:12
trajan.ins 3459 2005-06-30 00:13
trajan.pdf 123511 2005-06-30 00:26
trjnr10.afm 11341 2005-06-30 00:26
trjnr10.pfb 26332 2005-06-30 00:27
trjnr10.tfm 780 2005-06-30 00:26
trjnsl10.afm 11366 2005-06-30 00:26
trjnsl10.pfb 26867 2005-06-30 00:27
trjnsl10.tfm 820 2005-06-30 00:26
trytrajan.pdf 61035 2005-06-30 00:26
trytrajan.tex 1161 2005-06-30 00:26

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tra­jan – Fonts from the Tra­jan col­umn in Rome

Pro­vides fonts (both as source and in Adobe Type 1 for­mat) based on the cap­i­tals carved on the Tra­jan col­umn in Rome in 114 AD, to­gether with macros to ac­cess the fonts.

Many ty­pog­ra­phers think these rank first among the Ro­man’s artis­tic legacy. The font is up­per­case let­ters to­gether with some punc­tu­a­tion and anal­pha­bet­ics; no low­er­case or dig­its.

Pack­age De­tailstra­jan
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right1999-2005 Peter R. Wil­son
Main­tainerPeter R. Wil­son
Con­tained inTeXlive as tra­jan
MikTeX as tra­jan
Topics fonts them­selves
fonts dis­tributed as source
font avail­able in Adobe Type 1 for­mat
fonts re­pro­duc­ing ar­chaic scripts or in­scrip­tions
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