Ligatured letters

Letters joined in ligature, technically those which share a single stroke (usually an upright) forming part of both characters, such as adjacent M and N, but more broadly any two joined or superimposed characters.

‘a͡b’‘a͡bc’Silvio Panciera IV.4
<hi rend="ligature">ab</hi>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default style (Panciera) style: ab

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<hi rend="ligature">abc</hi>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default style (Panciera) style: abc

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<hi rend="ligature">ae</hi>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: ae

(IRT: 991)

<!-- example from IOSPE Byz. 18 -->
Εὐ<supplied reason="omitted">σ</supplied>εβί
<hi rend="ligature">ου</hi>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • petrae style: Εὐ<σ>εβίου

ἀρχιερέω<hi rend="ligaturexml:id="hi1">ν</hi>
<hi rend="ligaturexml:id="hi2"></hi>κγόνου
<link targets="hi1 hi2"/>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: ἀρχιερέων κγόνου

(InsAph: 1.189)

Responsibility for this section

  1. Scott Vanderbilt, author
  2. Gabriel Bodard, author
  3. Charlotte Tupman, author
Date: 2014-02-09