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The Rotunda is a specific medieval blackletter script. It originates in Carolingian minuscule. Sometimes, it is not considered a blackletter script, but a script on its own. It was used mainly in southern Europe.

Calligraphic writing of the word "Rotunda" in the Italian font of same name.

Characteristics

overview on some blackletter typefaces

The difference between the Rotunda and other blackletter scripts is that broken bows appear only in a few letters such as d.


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