Re: Omega + upsilon ligature?

From: Michael Everson (everson@evertype.com)
Date: Wed Oct 02 2002 - 08:05:01 EDT

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    At 13:38 +0200 2002-10-02, Marco Cimarosti wrote:

    >Therefore, I tentatively identified the word as "?????" ("˘ur˘n"), and the
    >unknown glyph ligature as an "??" ligature ("˘u": omegha + upsilon).

    Omicron upsilon.

    >Does anyone know whether such a ligature actually existed in old typography?
    >And was it anything like an open "8"?

    Yes. I've seen it in modern graffitti in Athens too.

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