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Ongunkan Lycian

Ongunkan Lycian

by Runic World TamgacńĪ
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Ongunkan Lycian Font Family was designed by Osman Nuri ALKAN and published by Runic World TamgacńĪ. Ongunkan Lycian contains 1 styles.

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About Ongunkan Lycian Font Family


Lycia (Lycian: ūźäóūźäēūźäźūźäéūźäÜūźäĖ TrmŐÉmis; Greek: őõŌÖőļőĮőĪ, Lykia; Turkish: Likya) was a geopolitical region in Anatolia in what are now the provinces of Antalya and Muńüla on the southern coast of Turkey, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, and Burdur Province inland. Known to history since the records of ancient Egypt and the Hittite Empire in the Late Bronze Age, it was populated by speakers of the Luwian language group. Written records began to be inscribed in stone in the Lycian language (a later form of Luwian) after Lycia's involuntary incorporation into the Achaemenid Empire in the Iron Age. At that time (546 BC) the Luwian speakers were decimated, and Lycia received an influx of Persian speakers. Ancient sources seem to indicate that an older name of the region was Alope (Ancient Greek: ŠľąőĽŌĆŌÄő∑, Al√≥pńď).

Lycia fought for the Persians in the Persian Wars, but on the defeat of the Achaemenid Empire by the Greeks, it became intermittently a free agent. After a brief membership in the Athenian Empire, it seceded and became independent (its treaty with Athens had omitted the usual non-secession clause), was under the Persians again, revolted again, was conquered by Mausolus of Caria, returned to the Persians, and finally fell under Macedonian hegemony upon the defeat of the Persians by Alexander the Great. Due to the influx of Greek speakers and the sparsity of the remaining Lycian speakers, Lycia was rapidly Hellenized under the Macedonians, and the Lycian language disappeared from inscriptions and coinage.

Designers: Osman Nuri ALKAN

Publisher: Runic World TamgacńĪ

Foundry: Runic World TamgacńĪ

Design Owner: Runic World TamgacńĪ

MyFonts debut: May 12, 2022

Ongunkan Lycian

About Runic World TamgacńĪ

As my interest in runic scripts increased, it became imperative to make my own fonts. It was time to put all these years of hard work into flesh and blood.This foundry, with the name of runic world tamgacńĪ, has been prepared as a platform to distribute font works developed on Old European Runic inscriptions, Old Asian Runic inscriptions, Old Hungarian Runic inscriptions, Runic inscriptions found in Africa and Arabian geography, and italic inscriptions such as Etruscan and Iberian. With new additions, the inventory of the foundry will be constantly updated and expanded. These Runic studies were made from scratch by looking at the relevant sources.

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