Ismini Test

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. Ismini [Download] is a freeware font created by Nikos Goulandris for the Macintosh. It is also available for X Windows [Download] at the Perseus web site.

Test characters

The following characters may or may not be displayed properly; you can check here whether your installed font deals well with them.
DigammaV
Capital Digamma*V
Lunate Sigmas
Capital Lunate SigmaS
Keraia
'Lightning-bolt' koppa#1
Stigma#2
Koppa#3
Alternate Stigma#4
Sampi#5
Low keraia#22
Capital Upsilon diaeresis
Capital Iota diaeresis
Rho with smooth breathingw
Capital alpha with iota adscriptAi
Capital alpha with acuteA
Under-dota?
Missing letter dot!

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:

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

ILIADOS A
Mnin eide ue Phlh݌dev |Axiloq (1)
olomnhn, myr' |Axaioq lge' uhke,
pollq d' fumoyq cyxq =Adi proacen
rvn, atoq d lria te xe knessin
ovnos te psi, Diq d' teleeto
boyl,  (5)
j o d t prta diastthn rsante
|Atredhq te naj ndrn ka doq |Axilleq.
  Tq tr sfve uen ridi jynhke mxesuai;
Lhto q ka Diq yq?
gr basil xolvueq

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
Mnin eide ue Phlh݌dev |Axiloq (1)
olomnhn, myr' |Axaioq lge' uhke,
pollq d' fumoyq cyxq =Adi proacen
rvn, atoq d lria texe knessin
ovnos te psi, Diq d' teleeto
boyl,  (5)
j o d t prta diastthn rsante
|Atredhq te naj ndrn ka doq |Axilleq.
  Tq tr sfve uen ridi jynhke mxesuai;
Lhtoq ka Diq yq?
gr basil xolvueq


Created: 2000-2-14
Last Modified: 2001-8-2
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