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Subject: Re: Eszet
From: Andreas Rother <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 25 Jul 2001 09:23:28 +0200
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am 25.07.2001 0:01 Uhr schrieb Rolf F. Rehe unter [log in to unmask]:


> Andreas, the article by Bollwage is quite interesting but not totally
> convincing (and he himself calls it even "Mutmassungen'). To him (in
> some of his illustrations to the article) the very early use of the
> attachment to the long 's' does look like the number three or like an
> abbreviation symbol, but in some other illustrations he provides it
> looks like a Fraktur 'z'. Possibly there are multiple influences in
> shaping the 'eszet'.

That's why the Brekle-article is so interessting

>> http://www-nw.uni-regensburg.de/~.brh22505.indogerm.sprachlit.uni-regensburg
>> .de/Ligatur/Ligatur.htm
>
> Sorry, Andreas, this link doesn't open...

I have no problems reaching the link (dont' clickm copy and paste instead;-)


Andreas

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