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Dr. Don Goral

Professor of Mathematics

A Calligraphic Detour






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I composed this abecedarium, or book of alphabets, while taking a class in calligraphy, the art of find handwriting.

For each alphabet, there is the name of the alphabet, the alphabet itself, and a quotation written in the alphabet.

Most of the quotations are from famous mathematicians or about mathematics..

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Ink Colors

Pen Nib Size

Black Letter

Humanist Bookhand

Half Uncial


Flat Pen Uncial

Gothic Cursive


Modern Uncial

Formal Italic


Page revised: 08/11/10
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