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SGreek 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. Silver Fonts [Download] are shareware fonts distributed by Silver Mountain Software for Windows. The best known font in this scheme is SGreek.

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 V
Capital Digamma *V
Lunate Sigma º
Capital Lunate Sigma º
Keraia °
'Lightning-bolt' koppa ±
Stigma ²
Koppa ³
Alternate Stigma ´
Sampi µ
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 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:
SGreek Image

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

ILIADOS A
Mh¤nin aãeide qea£ Phlhi+a¢dew  ¦Axilh¤oj (1)
ou¦lome¢nhn, há muri¢'  ¦Axaioi¤j aãlge' eãqhke,
polla£j d' i¦fqi¢mouj yuxa£j  ãAi+di proi+¢ayen
h¥rw¢wn, au¦tou£j de£ e¥lw¢ria teu¤xe ku¢nessin
oi¦wnoi¤si¢ te pa¤si, Dio£j d' e¦telei¢eto boulh¢,  (5)
e¦c ouâ dh£ ta£ prw¤ta diasth¢thn e¦ri¢sante
  ¦Atrei+¢dhj te aãnac a¦ndrw¤n kai£ di¤oj  ¦Axilleu¢j.
   Ti¢j ta¢r sfwe qew¤n eãridi cune¢hke ma¢xesqai;
Lhtou¤j kai£ Dio£j ui¥o¢j: oá ga£r basilh¤i+ xolwqei£j

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
Mh¤nin aãeide qea£ Phlhi+a¢dew  ¦Axilh¤oj (1)
ou¦lome¢nhn, há muri¢'  ¦Axaioi¤j aãlge' eãqhke,
polla£j d' i¦fqi¢mouj yuxa£j  ãAi+di proi+¢ayen
h¥rw¢wn, au¦tou£j de£ e¥lw¢ria teu¤xe ku¢nessin
oi¦wnoi¤si¢ te pa¤si, Dio£j d' e¦telei¢eto boulh¢,  (5)
e¦c ouâ dh£ ta£ prw¤ta diasth¢thn e¦ri¢sante
  ¦Atrei+¢dhj te aãnac a¦ndrw¤n kai£ di¤oj  ¦Axilleu¢j.
   Ti¢j ta¢r sfwe qew¤n eãridi cune¢hke ma¢xesqai;
Lhtou¤j kai£ Dio£j ui¥o¢j: oá ga£r basilh¤i+ xolwqei£j

Created: 2000-2-14
Last Modified: 2001-8-1