Typing in Polytonic Greek

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  • Making your submitted assignments in courses like GREK 201 look prettier.
  • Submitting Greek text on Unicode-compliant sites (eg: ὁ ἄνθρωπος).
  • Discussing homework with classmates via email and other web forums becomes much simpler.
  • The geekiness factor in being able to boast about your ability to type in Polytonic Greek.

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Polytonic Greek Fonts (Unicode)

Arial Unicode MS and Tahoma are included with most modern versions of Microsoft Office but they are sans-serif and more functional than stylish. Be warned that if you are using at least Windows 2000 or OSX on your computer, you should be using Unicode fonts and the appropriate input methods. Here are some Unicode fonts covering the Greek ranges: