Ligatured letters

2016-08-03

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.

Panciera 1991 IV.4: a͡ba͡bc

<hi rend="ligature">ab</hi>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: ab
(Panciera)
<hi rend="ligature">abc</hi>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: abc
(Panciera)
<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 target="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

EpiDoc version: 8.22

Date: 2016-08-03