We use several special fonts on this site that you will need to download and install on your machine to view some of our pages the way they are intended to be seen. For Windows machines, this is just a matter of saving the files to the \fonts directory. On Macs and Linux machines, there is normally a tool for installing fonts you can use.
- International Phonetic Association Fonts — This is the source for fonts that serve both for ordinary text in the fonts of major languages, and also for phonetic representation of the sounds of words, enabling people of different backgrounds to get the pronounciation correct.
- Gentium — Free from SIL International. This is the Unicode target font we plan to eventually use for most of our pages.
- American Academy of Religion
(AAR) Fonts — Some of the best Hebrew, Greek and other fonts, for PCs
and Macs. We use the
(Hebrew), SPIonic (Polytonic
Greek), and SPEdessa Syriac
- Fonts for Freaks — This
is where we got the Old Gondor font we use in
some of our pages. They have versions for Mac as well.
- Old English Fonts
— This has the Junius Saxon font used in
- German True Type Fonts — This
is where we got the Fraktur Germanic font used
on our site.
- Titus Cyberbit
Basic Unicode Greek — One of our favorites.
- Unicode Polytonic Greek
for the Web — Solutions for editing and viewing polytonic (ancient)
Greek on web pages.
font Athenian — This is one place to get an Athenian Greek font used
by many scholars.
Hebrew and Yiddish Typefaces — Many fonts for various versions of
- The IPA-SAM
phonetic fonts — Used to represent the sounds of words in every
In Netscape — Plugins for Netscape on PC, Mac and Unix platforms to
display Hebrew characters.
English Fonts — Links to sites with free fonts.
- SGreek &
SHebrew — Shareware Greek font from
Silver Mountain Software