Tituli Anatolian

Tituli Anatolian plate

Tituli Anatolian is the collective name of the font families series produced as a result of Esintype’s research project on the ancient scripts of Anatolia.

Selected seven typeface projects were included in the study. It is aimed that each of them reflect a period and style of Anatolian inscriptions. One of the typeface families will have a comprehensive multiscript feature suitable for use in epigraphic publications. These fonts will have extensive language support covering Latin scripts including European languages, Greek alphabets including some Anatolian dialects, four ancient Anatolian scripts including Phrygian, for which the Unicode regulation has not yet been published, and five other antique alphabets with no linguistic affinity.

Below is a list of fonts produced and released or to be released within the scope of the project. Just below that, there is a link to a blog post that talks about the historical background of the project.

This page will be updated with any progress.


Typefaces

Released

Polias / Polias Varia

Coming next

The Projects 2 – 7


Posts

We simply wanted to go a little further back in time and dig a little deeper.

Beloved

Tituli Anatolian notes

Notes and remarks about historical background of the inscriptions we research. In short, the Tituli Anatolian series is about the writings between 800 BC and 400 AD, reaching the present day from 2800–1600 years ago. READ

Corpus excavation report 2020–2022

We believe that research, discovering and collecting information studies of ancient remains —epichoric inscriptions in particular— are crucial to the better understanding of archaic and ancient alphabets, before studying their descendants. READ

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Scripts

Anatolian scripts in scope

  • Carian
  • Lycian
  • Lydian
  • Phrygian

All scripts in scope outside of the basic Cyrillic, Greek, Latin, and Extended Latin sets

Script NameUnicode Range
CarianU+102A0–U+102DF
LycianU+10280–U+1029F
LydianU+10920–U+1093F
PhrygianNone (PUA)
Anatolian HieroglyphsU+14400–U+1467F
Greek & CopticU+0370–U+03FF
Greek ExtendedU+1F00–U+1FFF
Old HungarianU+10C80–U+10CFF
Old ItalicU+10300–U+1032F
Old South ArabianU+10A60–U+10A7F
Old TurkicU+10C00–U+10C4F
RunicU+16A0–U+16FF