Croatian Glagolitic fonts
by Darko Zubrinic, Zagreb (1995)
1. TeX fonts
The author of these lines has created a
set of TeX
files, containg 367
symbols, described in [PDF]:
The file croatian.tar.gz should be gunzip-ed, then use
``tar xvf croatian.tar'', which will
automatically create a subdirectory /croatian/.
Glagolitic (round, angular,
quickscript, about 60 ligatures,
Baromic broken ligatures, calligraphic letters)
This package is also on
the following sites:
- Compuserve FLEFO,
Foreign Language Forum, Slavic/East European Section (croatian.zip;
thanks to Zeljko Lupic, Compuserve, Canada). If you should use these
fonts, I would deeply appreciate to inform me.
2. Fonts for Windows
Glagolitic fonts for
Windows in several formats,
including TrueType, are available:
- Font "Glagolica Missal
in 2011 by Nenad
Hancic; downloading instructions in Croatian, German, English
- Epistula Croatica
- Croatian glagolitic font of angular type, created in 2009 by Filip
Cvitic. The font can be downloaded also here: [EpistulaCroatiaca.ttf],
(improved version since Feb 2010).
For the users of InDesign it can be used without problems. It still
needs some improvements for users of Word, that will be available
during January 2010.
- round and angular
glagolitic font created by
Zoran Rajic. Angular or Croatian glagolitic font has been improved and
extended by Eugen Divjak (October 2005), and then
improved again by Ivica Glavan (April 2008, no more problems with
- round and angular
glagolitic font, created by dr. Emil
Hersak ("multilanguage support"
should be installed, then the russian driver, copy kbdru.kbd into
Windows/system directory so that russian kbd changes window's default
kbd; for "yat" use insert/symbol).
express my deepest gratitude to dr. Hersak
for his font, which is a
gift to Drustvo
prijatelja glagoljice, and which
we gladly share with you.
glagoljska kurziva, KRCKAN.TTF
quickscript from the island of
Krk, created by Eugen Divjak,
October 2005, improved by Nenad Hancic in 2011: Krcka_notarska_skola.ttf
(see the font table [JPG] and
- Nenad Hancic
has created cursive glagolitic font "Croatica" available on www.glagolica.com.nu,
described in Croatian and English, online since 2009
- Privlacka parokijanska
glagoljska kurziva - Croatian Glagolitic quickscript font from the
region of Zadar, Privlackap1.ttf,
created by Ivica Glavan, University of Zadar.
- Vrbnik Missal
style (angular glagolitic,
1456), created by Natalija Nikpalj Polondak (this nice font will be
- Baromich breviary
style (angular glagolitic, 1493
incunabulum), beautiful font created by Frane Paro and Anton Katunar,
including some exotic ligatures, special symbols and initials.
Unicode Croatian Glagolitic
APPEAL: It would be of interest to create a
set of some 15 to 20 different true-type fonts for windows
corresponding to various important Croatian glagolitic documents of
very different styles (triangular, round, angular, quickscript). Until
now we have only several. For the Croatian cyrillic we have none.
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