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Anacharsis Font

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AnacharsisPublisher: Nonpareille
Anacharsis is a modernist geometric sans serif typeface, following the path of Futura, Simplex or Semplicità. Its shapes and percentages are based on the Rotunda black letter, soft, rounded, with a 'southerly' feel, such as remained in common usage throughout Southern Europe in the 15th century.

Dark and strong, Anacharsis has two series of alternate glyphs. It offers rounded capitals (E F H I J M N P S T V W Y) as those used by mediaeval copyists. Some lower case characters likewise have archaic alternates (a d h l s v w y). These variations can be accessed through Open Type, however are not initially activated in the typeface, so that Anarchasis may be utilized as a simple and classy sans serif.

Tags: bauhaus, black, blackletter, black letter, dark, futura, geometric, gothic, italian, lineal, linear, mediterranean, modern, revival, rotunda, sans serif, sans serif, semplicita, simple, southern, spanish

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