What is the PB Capitalis Rustica IVc font?
PB Capitalis Rustica IVc is a font face designed for imitate latin writing style found in manuscripts from 1st to 9th century.
All characters are handwritten by use ink and reed pen (calamus), scanned, digitized and optimized for best quality without lost its handwritten visual appearance. Character set support codepages: 1250 Central (Eastern) European, 1252 Western (ANSI), 1254 Turkish, 1257 Baltic. Include also additional characters for Cornish, Danish, Dutch and Welsh language, spaces (M/1, M/2, M/3, M/4, M/6, thin, hair, zero width space etc.) and historical characters (overlined Roman numerals, I-longa, historical ligatures for “nomina sacra” and “notae communes”).
OpenType TrueType TTF (.ttf) font file include installed OpenType features: Access All Alternates, Localized Forms, Fractions, Ordinals, Superscript, Tabular Figures, Proportional Figures, Stylistic Alternates, Stylistic Set 1, Historical Forms, Historical Ligatures. Include also kerning as single ‘kern’ table for maximum possible backwards compatibility with older software. Historical ligatures for “nomina sacra” and “notae communes” are mapped to Private Use Area codepoints. More…
Use of OpenType features to get historical characters:
ïTo get “I-longa” use Stylistic Alternates for: “I”(U+0049), “i”(U+0069), “dotless i”(U+0131).
ïTo get “nomina sacra” use Historical Ligatures and write uppercase letters:
DS for: “Deus”,
DMS or DNS for: “Dominus”
EPS for: “Episcopus”,
IHS for: “Iesus”,
PBR for: “Presbiter”,
SCS for: “Sanctus”,
SPS for: “Spiritus”,
XPS for: “Christus”.
ïTo get “notae communes” use Historical Ligatures and write:
B(U+0042) + “middle dot”(U+00B7) for: “-BUS”,
Q(U+0051) + “middle dot”(U+00B7) for: “-QUE”.
ïTo get “scriptio continua” (writing without words separation) use Historical Forms (regular spaces are replaced by zero width spaces between words).
ïTo get “middle dot” for separate words use Stylistic Set 1 (regular spaces are replaced by middle dot between words).
PB Capitalis Rustica IVc Font families
The PB Capitalis Rustica IVc includes the following font families:
- PB Capitalis Rustica IVc
PB Capitalis Rustica IVc Preview
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