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Greek Keys Test (Athenian, Attika)

This is a test page meant to show you how various characters will appear if you have the Greek font properly installed in your system. The GreekKeys font encoding includes the fonts Athenian, Attika, Kadmos, and other fonts; they were originally created by George Walsh, and are being maintained by Donald Mastronarde (University of California, Berkeley). Of these fonts, Athenian is available for public download (for Macintosh and PC) at Donald Mastronarde's page. The American Philological Association is distributing the 2002 revision of GreekKeys, which is MacOSX compatible. A GreekKeys compatible font, Xanthippe, is also available for download at the Ancient Languages section of the EducETH page, hosted by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich).

Warning: as of this writing, Netscape for Windows will not display GreekKeys fonts at all. Use a different browser or font.

Test characters

The following characters may or may not be displayed properly; you can check here whether your installed font deals well with them.
Digamma W
Capital Digamma W
Lunate Sigma !
Capital Lunate Sigma %
Keraia ´
'Lightning-bolt' koppa q
Stigma õ
Koppa q
Alternate Stigma #4
Sampi Q
Low keraia #22
Capital Upsilon diaeresis U
Capital Iota diaeresis I
Rho with smooth breathing
Capital alpha with iota adscript Ai
Capital alpha with acute
Under-dot a`
Missing letter `

HTML 3 (MSIE 3, Netscape 1-4)

This text should have strikethrough.
This text should be underlined.

The beginning of the Iliad should look like this:
Greek Keys Image

This is how your browser renders it in HTML 3:
1.1.1.
(1.) 

ILIADOS A
MÁnin ®eide yeï Phlh÷„dev ¡AxilÁow (1)
oÚlomçnhn, Ï mur—' ¡AxaioÊw ®lge' ìyhke,
pollïw d' Þfy—mouw cuxïw áA÷di proˆacen
îrªvn, aÚtoÙw d¢ «lªria te¶xe k²nessin
oÞvnoÊs— te pôsi, Diùw d' ótele—eto boul¬,  (5)
ój o  d¿ tï pr­ta diast¬thn ór—sante
¡Atreˆdhw te ®naj òndr­n kaº dÊow ¡Axille²w.
   T—w t„r sfve ye­n ìridi junçhke m„xesyai;
Lhto¶w kaº Diùw u¤öw: ÿ gïr basilÁ÷ xolvyeºw

HTML 4 & CCS (MSIE 4, 5, Opera, Netscape 6)

This text should have an overbar.
This text should have an underline.
This text should be expanded.
This text should be condensed.
This text should be in small caps.

This is how your browser renders the beginning of the Iliad in HTML 4:
1.1.1.
(1.) 

ILIADOS A
MÁnin ®eide yeï Phlh÷„dev ¡AxilÁow (1)
oÚlomçnhn, Ï mur—' ¡AxaioÊw ®lge' ìyhke,
pollïw d' Þfy—mouw cuxïw áA÷di proˆacen
îrªvn, aÚtoÙw d¢ «lªria te¶xe k²nessin
oÞvnoÊs— te pôsi, Diùw d' ótele—eto boul¬,  (5)
ój o  d¿ tï pr­ta diast¬thn ór—sante
¡Atreˆdhw te ®naj òndr­n kaº dÊow ¡Axille²w.
   T—w t„r sfve ye­n ìridi junçhke m„xesyai;
Lhto¶w kaº Diùw u¤öw: ÿ gïr basilÁ÷ xolvyeºw

Created: 2000-2-14
Last Modified: 2003-8-7