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Gentium — Samples
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Here are snapshot samples of Gentium in use. To see them at full resolution, download the complete type specimen:
Source: Eleanor H. Porter, Just David (1916), pp. 1-2.
Gentium Regular with alternate diacritics
Source: Le Nouveau Testament en Lyélé du Burkina Faso, Copyright © 2001 Wycliffe Bible Translators, used by permission.
Source: Aratus, Phaenomena, from Gilbert Murray, et al., eds., The Oxford Book of Greek Verse (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1931), p. 509.
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