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An article about the most important chapter of type history, roman writing. Contents by Jessica and CybaPee, free fonts
by Manfred, Apostrophe and Gabor.
Both english and german versions are available, thanks to Jessica for her excellent translation from german into english.
Trajan's Column
The inscription on the base of Trajan's Column in Rome is a famous example of beautifully proportioned Roman Capitals which were painted on walls as well as carved in stone like these. This example has served as a model for Roman-style typefaces for several hundred years.