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Re: orion Ethiopic, Coptic and Arabic fonts

Sigrid Peterson wrote:
> Jonathan,
>   You can download free Coptic and Syriac fonts from the Scholars Press
> website, maintained by James Adair, using the following URL:
> ftp://scholar.cc.emory.edu/pub/fonts/
> The font names are Achmim for Coptic, and Edessa, for Syriac, each
> prefixed by the initials SP -- for Scholars Press. The Syriac font
> is Estrangela; if you need another type of Syriac script I do know
> someone who can get a Serta font (I think it is).
> Tiberius and Ezra are Hebrew/Aramaic fonts at the same location, and
> Ionic is a Greek font.
> There are separate directories housing Macintosh and Windows varieties of
> the fonts, which are true-type fonts.
> There is an Arabic Web site in Oregon with lots of learning materials and
> some fonts, though I'm not where I can easily refind it. I haven't tried
> to find Ethiopic fonts, so I'm not familiar with the resources.
> According to Jonathan D. Safren:
> >
> > Hello all,
> > Does anyone lnow wherre I can download Ethiopic, Coptic, Syriac and
> > Arabic fonts? I would appreciate information both on PC and on
> > Macintosh.
> > Sincerely.
> > Jonathan D. Safren
> > Dept. of Biblical Studies
> > Beit Berl College
> >
> Sigrid Peterson    UPenn   petersig@ccat.sas.upenn.edu

Dear Sigrid,
Thanks for the info.