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Greek Fonts

In order to view the Greek characters on this web site, you will need a Greek font installed on your computer. This site will attempt to display the Greek characters using any of the fonts listed below. If you have any one of them installed, you should see the Greek proverb below correctly.

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(If you see empty squares instead of letters in the proverb above, or if the Greek letters appear in multiple fonts or sizes, you will need to install one of the fonts below.)

  1. Palatino Linotype: The Palatino Linotype font comes with most Windows 2000 or Windows XP installations. (Check your computer to see if you have this font installed already.)
  2. Arial Unicode MS: I believe the Arial Unicode MS font comes with Microsoft Office 2003 or greater. (Check your computer to see if you have this font installed already.)
  3. TITUS Cyberbit Basic: The Cyberbit Basic font is made available by TITUS. Download
  4. Gentium: The Gentium font is a free font that can be used for both commercial and noncommercial purposes. You can find a link to download this font at SIL International. (If having a half-circle circumflex instead of a squiggly circumflex is important to you, install the “GentiumAlt” font included in this download.) Download
  5. New Athena Unicode: The Athena font is made available by the American Philological Association. They include it in their GreekKeys application, but it is also available by itself. Download
  6. Georgia Greek: The Georgia Greek font is an extension of the Georgia font. You can find a link to download this font at Elpenor. Download

If you have a different Greek font that you use and you would like it added to this list, please contact me.