Testing a Greek Font

Glycon (A.P. 10.124):

Πάντα γέλως, καὶ πάντα κόνις, καὶ πάντα τὸ μηδέν·
    πάντα γὰρ ἐξ ἀλόγων ἐστὶ τὰ γινόμενα.

All is laughter, all is dust, all is nothing, for all that is cometh from unreason.

Is this Greek legible? I’m just wondering how the Greek characters included in the Windows extended Times New Roman font look in HTML. That would certainly simplify blogging Greek quotations. Should I feel stupid for not thinking of it before, or for thinking it will work now? Feedback appreciated, with information on what browser and operating system you are using.

Auto-Feedback: On my screen, the acute accents are much too short and too vertical: insufficiently different from the graves.

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3 Responses to Testing a Greek Font

  1. Jim says:

    Looks very good here (Mac Safari 4.0.3) — and what a fabulous little couplet!

  2. Jim Hendry says:

    Looks fine in google chrome and on an iphone. The accents are a little hard on the eyes, but distinguishable.

  3. James Enge says:

    It looks good to me (using Firefox 3, with a minimum font size of 16).

    What font are you using in your browser? Changing that might affect the issues you raise (about the graves and acutes).

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