The nabatean bundle provides packages and fonts for the Nabatean script used in the Middle East between the fourth centuries BC and AD. The bundle is one of a series for archaic scripts. Changes in version 1.2 (2005/06/16) o Font supplied as PostScript Type1 as well as METAFONT Changes in version 1.1 (2000/09/30) o Minor changes to glyph encodings Changes in version 1.0 (1999/03/14) 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 http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt 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) nabatean.dtx nabatean.ins nabatean.pdf and the derived files nabatean.sty ot1nab10.fd t1nab10.fd nabatean.map nab10.mf ------------------------------------------------------------------ The distribution consists of the following files: README (this file) nabatean.dtx nabatean.ins nabatean.pdf (user manual) trynabatean.tex (example usage) trynabatean.pdf nab10.afm nab10.pfb nab10.tfm To install the bundle: o If you want MetaFont sources uncomment the appropriate lines in nabatean.ins. o run: latex nabatean.ins, which will generate: nabatean.sty *.fd files nabatean.map and possibly nab10.mf o Move *.sty and *.fd files to a location where LaTeX will find them e.g., .../texmf-local/tex/latex/nabatean o Move *.afm, *.pfb and *.tfm files to where LaTeX looks for font information e.g., .../texmf-var/fonts/afm/public/archaic/*.afm .../texmf-var/fonts/type1/public/archaic/*.pfb .../texmf-var/fonts/tfm/public/archaic/*.tfm 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/nabatean o Add a line like the following to the (texmf/fontname/)special.map file: nab10.mf public nabatean o Refresh the database (for more information on the above see the FAQ). o run: (pdf)latex trynabatean 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 nabatean.dtx. o run: (pdf)latex nabatean.dtx o (for an index run: makeindex -s gind.ist *.idx) o run: (pdf)latex *.dtx o Print *.(pdf|dvi) for a hardcopy of the package manual 2005/03/31 Peter Wilson herries dot press at earthlink dot net The protosem package provides fonts for the Proto-Semitic script in use about 1600 BC, and which may have been a very early ancestor of many of the world's alphabets. Files for using the font with LaTeX are also included. This is one of a series of ancient fonts. The distribution consists of the following files: README (this file) protosem.ins protosem.dtx tryfont.tex The distribution is provided under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public License (LPPL). Changes in version 1.1 ---------------------- o Minor changes to the glyph encoding to match other fonts in the series To install the package: o run: latex protosem.ins, which will generate: proto*.mf files *.fd files protosem.sty o run: latex protosem.dtx o run: makeindex -s gind.ist protosem o run: latex protosem.dtx o Print protosem.dvi for a hardcopy of the package manual o Move the generated files to locations where LaTeX will find them. For example: the *.fd and .sty files to .../local/texmf/tex/latex/protosem the proto*.mf files to .../texmf/fonts/source/public/protosem On a teTeX distribution you might also have to add the following line to texmf/fontname/special.map: proto10.mf public protosem On a teTeX distribution remember to run texhash after moving the files. o run: latex tryfont for a testpage of the Proto-Semitic font 2000/09/30 Peter Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org
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nabatean – Font for Nabatean script
The nabatean bundle provides packages and fonts for the Nabatean script used in the Middle East between the fourth centuries BC and AD.
This is one in a series of archaic fonts.
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|Copyright||1999–2005 Peter R. Wilson|
|Maintainer||Peter R. Wilson|
fonts distributed as METAFONT source|
font available in Adobe Type 1 format
fonts reproducing archaic scripts or inscriptions