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LascarisDesigners: Rolf Noyer, Janus Lascaris
Publisher: Lascaris
Lascaris was developed by Rolf Noyer, Janus Lascaris and published by Lascaris. Lascaris contains 2 designs and household plan alternatives. p > Lascaris is a digital performance of Janus Lascaris' type of 1494-1496, one of the earliest extant non-Aldine polytonic Greeks. The accompanying Roman, wacky and rich in color, was designed on humanist kinds of late 15th century Florentine incunabula and has actually been reached cover Central European, Baltic and Turkish character sets.

With OpenType-aware applications (advised), users can quickly access the complete set of abbreviations, ligatures and stylistic alternates of the original type, which - like a lot of early Greek faces - was intended to imitate the handwriting of late Byzantine manuscript copyists.

Unfortunately the identity of the punchcutter of this special Greek face still remains a matter of conjecture.

Font Family:
· Lascaris
· Lascaris Bold

Tags: 1400s, 1500s, aldine, antiqua, antique, arts and crafts, bembo, byzantine, florentine, greek, historical, incunabula, irregular, letterpress, low-contrast, medium, monotonic, old-style numerals, oldface, polytonic, renaissance, revival, robust, venetian, vintage

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