fonts-otf-gfs-eustace-20080303-alt3_17.noarch.rpm


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Description

fonts-otf-gfs-eustace - GFS Eustace majuscule Greek font

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic noarch
Package name fonts-otf-gfs-eustace
Package version 20080303
Package release alt3_17
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 79.79 KB
Download size 79.79 KB
Official Mirror ftp.altlinux.org
As it is known, the Greek alphabet was used in majuscule form for over a
millennium before the minuscule letters gradually replaced it until they became
the official script in the 9th century A.D. Thereafter, majuscule letters were
confined to sparse use as initials or elaborate titles until the Italian
Renaissance.
The new art of Typography, as well as the need of the humanists to mimic the
ancient Greco-Roman period brought back the extensive use of the majuscule
letter-forms in both Latin and Greek typography. Greek books of the time were
printed using the contemporary Byzantine hand with which they combined capital
letters modelled on the Roman antiquity, i.e. with thick and thin strokes and
serifs. At the same time the Byzantine majuscule tradition, principally used on
theological editions, remainned alive until the early 19th century.
GFS Eustace is a typical example of Byzantine woodcut initials used in many
similar forms in Italy for Greek editions of the Bible, Prayers and other
theological literature from the 15th to 19th centuries.
It has been designed by George D. Matthiopoulos.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-otf-gfs-eustace - - -

Requires

Name Value
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -

Provides

Name Value
font(gfseustace) -
fonts-otf-gfs-eustace = 20080303-alt3_17

Download

Type URL
Binary Package fonts-otf-gfs-eustace-20080303-alt3_17.noarch.rpm
Source Package fonts-otf-gfs-eustace-20080303-alt3_17.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    
    rpm [Sisyphus] http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus noarch classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus noarch classic
    
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install fonts-otf-gfs-eustace rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install fonts-otf-gfs-eustace

Files

Path
/etc/fonts/conf.d/61-gfs-eustace.conf
/usr/share/appdata/gfs-eustace.metainfo.xml
/usr/share/doc/fonts-otf-gfs-eustace-20080303/OFL-FAQ.txt
/usr/share/doc/fonts-otf-gfs-eustace-20080303/OFL.txt
/usr/share/fontconfig/conf.avail/61-gfs-eustace.conf
/usr/share/fonts/otf/gfs-eustace/GFSEustace.otf

Changelog

2017-10-20 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_17
- update to new release by fcimport
2016-07-26 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_15
- update to new release by fcimport
2015-09-20 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_14
- update to new release by fcimport
2014-10-27 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_13
- update to new release by fcimport
2014-06-26 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_12
- update to new release by fcimport
2013-08-12 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_11
- update to new release by fcimport
2013-02-22 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_10
- update to new release by fcimport
2012-07-27 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_9
- update to new release by fcimport
2012-03-21 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt3_8
- rebuild to get rid of #27020
2012-01-21 - Igor Vlasenko <viy@altlinux.ru> 20080303-alt2_8
- update to new release by fcimport

See Also

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