Gdouros Aegean fonts

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A font for ancient scripts in the greater Aegean vicinity


Contents

Description

Aegean covers the following scripts and symbols supported by The Unicode Standard 5.2: Basic Latin, Greek and Coptic, Greek Extended, some Punctuation and other Symbols, Linear B Syllabary, Linear B Ideograms, Aegean Numbers, Ancient Greek Numbers, Ancient Symbols, Phaistos Disc, Lycian, Carian, Old Italic, Ugaritic, Old Persian, Cypriot Syllabary, Phoenician, Lydian, and Archaic Greek Musical Notation.

Aegean also covers the following scripts and symbols not yet supported by Unicode: Cretan Hieroglyphs, Cypro-Minoan, Linear A, the Arkalochori Axe, Ancient Greek and Old Italic variant alphabets. These are allocated in the Supplementary Private Use Plane 15.

It was created by George Douros.

Characteristics

Homepage Format & features License Review reference Koji page pkgdb page
Unicode Fonts for Ancient Scripts OFL Free to use, modify and distribute 529323 gdouros-aegean-fonts gdouros-aegean-fonts


Caveats

  1. It'd be mighty nice to convince the author to add his licensing info in the zip (as a detached txt file)


Additional information

Needed to complete our Unicode coverage. Plus, the fonts are very nice.



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