Gentium Book Basic Font

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About Gentium Book Basic Font

Gentium Book Basic is a Serif font family with 4 styles that was created by SIL International in . It was added to FontSpace on

Gentium Book Basic is licensed as SIL Open Font License (OFL), which means it is 100% free for both personal use and commercial use.

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The Gentium Book Basic font family is based on the original Gentium design, but with additional weights. The family comes with a complete regular, bold, italic and bold italic set of fonts.

The supported character set, however, is much smaller than for the main Gentium Plus fonts. These "Basic" fonts support only the Basic Latin and Latin-1 Supplement Unicode ranges, plus a selection of the more commonly used extended Latin characters, with miscellaneous diacritical marks, symbols and punctuation. In particular, these fonts do not support full extended Latin IPA, complete support for Central European languages, Greek and Cyrillic.

The "Gentium Basic" family is very similar but has a slightly lighter weight.

4 Font Styles

Regular TrueTypeMore Info 785 glyphs / 702 chars View Charmap
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Bold TrueTypeMore Info 784 glyphs / 702 chars View Charmap
Preview image for Gentium Book Basic Bold
Bold Italic TrueTypeMore Info 752 glyphs / 702 chars View Charmap
Preview image for Gentium Book Basic Bold Italic
Italic TrueTypeMore Info 753 glyphs / 702 chars View Charmap
Preview image for Gentium Book Basic Italic

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  • RobynBroyles avatar
    As a font family, Gentium is a gem: it has a beautifully balanced mix of classic features and modern freshness. . I used GBB in one of the books I self-published. Thank you to Victor Gaultney, the creator of this masterful design.
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Basic Info

Font Name Gentium Book Basic
File Name GenBkBasR.ttf
File Size 266kb
Created 4/2/2008 6:32:05 PM
Modified 4/2/2008 6:32:07 PM
Glyph Type TrueType
# Glyphs 785
# Characters 702

Copyright

Copyright (c) SIL International, 2003-2008.

License

Copyright (c) 2003-2008, SIL International (http://www.sil.org/) with Reserved Font Names "Gentium" and "SIL". <br> <br>This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL <br> <br> <br>----------------------------------------------------------- <br>SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE Version 1.1 - 26 February 2007 <br>----------------------------------------------------------- <br> <br>PREAMBLE <br>The goals of the Open Font License (OFL) are to stimulate worldwide development of collaborative font projects, to support the font creation efforts of academic and linguistic communities, and to provide a free and open framework in which fonts may be shared and improved in partnership with others. <br> <br>The OFL allows the licensed fonts to be used, studied, modified and redistributed freely as long as they are not sold by themselves. The fonts, including any derivative works, can be bundled, embedded, redistributed and/or sold with any software provided that any reserved names are not used by derivative works. The fonts and derivatives, however, cannot be released under any other type of license. The requirement for fonts to remain under this license does not apply to any document created using the fonts or their derivatives. <br> <br>DEFINITIONS <br>"Font Software" refers to the set of files released by the Copyright Holder(s) under this license and clearly marked as such. This may include source files, build scripts and documentation. <br> <br>"Reserved Font Name" refers to any names specified as such after the copyright statement(s). <br> <br>"Original Version" refers to the collection of Font Software components as distributed by the Copyright Holder(s). <br> <br>"Modified Version" refers to any derivative made by adding to, deleting, or substituting -- in part or in whole -- any of the components of the Original Version, by changing formats or by porting the Font Software to a new environment. <br> <br>"Author" refers to any designer, engineer, programmer, technical writer or other person who contributed to the Font Software. <br> <br>PERMISSION & CONDITIONS <br>Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of the Font Software, to use, study, copy, merge, embed, modify, redistribute, and sell modified and unmodified copies of the Font Software, subject to the following conditions: <br> <br>1) Neither the Font Software nor any of its individual components, in Original or Modified Versions, may be sold by itself. <br> <br>2) Original or Modified Versions of the Font Software may be bundled, redistributed and/or sold with any software, provided that each copy contains the above copyright notice and this license. These can be included either as stand-alone text files, human-readable headers or in the appropriate machine-readable metadata fields within text or binary files as long as those fields can be easily viewed by the user. <br> <br>3) No Modified Version of the Font Software may use the Reserved Font Name(s) unless explicit written permission is granted by the corresponding Copyright Holder. This restriction only applies to the primary font name as presented to the users. <br> <br>4) The name(s) of the Copyright Holder(s) or the Author(s) of the Font Software shall not be used to promote, endorse or advertise any Modified Version, except to acknowledge the contribution(s) of the Copyright Holder(s) and the Author(s) or with their explicit written permission. <br> <br>5) The Font Software, modified or unmodified, in part or in whole, must be distributed entirely under this license, and must not be distributed under any other license. The requirement for fonts to remain under this license does not apply to any document created using the Font Software. <br> <br>TERMINATION <br>This license becomes null and void if any of the above conditions are not met. <br> <br>DISCLAIMER <br>THE FONT SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER RIGHT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE FONT SOFTWARE OR FROM OTHER DEALINGS IN THE FONT SOFTWARE.
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Designer

J. Victor Gaultney and Annie Olsen
http://www.sil.org/~gaultney

Version

Version 1.100

Trademark

Gentium is a trademark of SIL International.

Vendor

SIL International
More info

Basic Info

Font Name Gentium Book Basic Bold
File Name GenBkBasB.ttf
File Size 265kb
Created 4/2/2008 6:37:30 PM
Modified 4/2/2008 6:37:31 PM
Glyph Type TrueType
# Glyphs 784
# Characters 702

Copyright

Copyright (c) SIL International, 2003-2008.

License

Copyright (c) 2003-2008, SIL International (http://www.sil.org/) with Reserved Font Names "Gentium" and "SIL". <br> <br>This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL <br> <br> <br>----------------------------------------------------------- <br>SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE Version 1.1 - 26 February 2007 <br>----------------------------------------------------------- <br> <br>PREAMBLE <br>The goals of the Open Font License (OFL) are to stimulate worldwide development of collaborative font projects, to support the font creation efforts of academic and linguistic communities, and to provide a free and open framework in which fonts may be shared and improved in partnership with others. <br> <br>The OFL allows the licensed fonts to be used, studied, modified and redistributed freely as long as they are not sold by themselves. The fonts, including any derivative works, can be bundled, embedded, redistributed and/or sold with any software provided that any reserved names are not used by derivative works. The fonts and derivatives, however, cannot be released under any other type of license. The requirement for fonts to remain under this license does not apply to any document created using the fonts or their derivatives. <br> <br>DEFINITIONS <br>"Font Software" refers to the set of files released by the Copyright Holder(s) under this license and clearly marked as such. This may include source files, build scripts and documentation. <br> <br>"Reserved Font Name" refers to any names specified as such after the copyright statement(s). <br> <br>"Original Version" refers to the collection of Font Software components as distributed by the Copyright Holder(s). <br> <br>"Modified Version" refers to any derivative made by adding to, deleting, or substituting -- in part or in whole -- any of the components of the Original Version, by changing formats or by porting the Font Software to a new environment. <br> <br>"Author" refers to any designer, engineer, programmer, technical writer or other person who contributed to the Font Software. <br> <br>PERMISSION & CONDITIONS <br>Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of the Font Software, to use, study, copy, merge, embed, modify, redistribute, and sell modified and unmodified copies of the Font Software, subject to the following conditions: <br> <br>1) Neither the Font Software nor any of its individual components, in Original or Modified Versions, may be sold by itself. <br> <br>2) Original or Modified Versions of the Font Software may be bundled, redistributed and/or sold with any software, provided that each copy contains the above copyright notice and this license. These can be included either as stand-alone text files, human-readable headers or in the appropriate machine-readable metadata fields within text or binary files as long as those fields can be easily viewed by the user. <br> <br>3) No Modified Version of the Font Software may use the Reserved Font Name(s) unless explicit written permission is granted by the corresponding Copyright Holder. This restriction only applies to the primary font name as presented to the users. <br> <br>4) The name(s) of the Copyright Holder(s) or the Author(s) of the Font Software shall not be used to promote, endorse or advertise any Modified Version, except to acknowledge the contribution(s) of the Copyright Holder(s) and the Author(s) or with their explicit written permission. <br> <br>5) The Font Software, modified or unmodified, in part or in whole, must be distributed entirely under this license, and must not be distributed under any other license. The requirement for fonts to remain under this license does not apply to any document created using the Font Software. <br> <br>TERMINATION <br>This license becomes null and void if any of the above conditions are not met. <br> <br>DISCLAIMER <br>THE FONT SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER RIGHT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE FONT SOFTWARE OR FROM OTHER DEALINGS IN THE FONT SOFTWARE.
More info

Designer

J. Victor Gaultney and Annie Olsen
http://www.sil.org/~gaultney

Version

Version 1.100

Trademark

Gentium is a trademark of SIL International.

Vendor

SIL International
More info

Basic Info

Font Name Gentium Book Basic Bold Italic
File Name GenBkBasBI.ttf
File Size 244kb
Created 4/2/2008 6:39:12 PM
Modified 4/2/2008 6:39:14 PM
Glyph Type TrueType
# Glyphs 752
# Characters 702

Copyright

Copyright (c) SIL International, 2003-2008.

License

Copyright (c) 2003-2008, SIL International (http://www.sil.org/) with Reserved Font Names "Gentium" and "SIL". <br> <br>This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL <br> <br> <br>----------------------------------------------------------- <br>SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE Version 1.1 - 26 February 2007 <br>----------------------------------------------------------- <br> <br>PREAMBLE <br>The goals of the Open Font License (OFL) are to stimulate worldwide development of collaborative font projects, to support the font creation efforts of academic and linguistic communities, and to provide a free and open framework in which fonts may be shared and improved in partnership with others. <br> <br>The OFL allows the licensed fonts to be used, studied, modified and redistributed freely as long as they are not sold by themselves. The fonts, including any derivative works, can be bundled, embedded, redistributed and/or sold with any software provided that any reserved names are not used by derivative works. The fonts and derivatives, however, cannot be released under any other type of license. The requirement for fonts to remain under this license does not apply to any document created using the fonts or their derivatives. <br> <br>DEFINITIONS <br>"Font Software" refers to the set of files released by the Copyright Holder(s) under this license and clearly marked as such. This may include source files, build scripts and documentation. <br> <br>"Reserved Font Name" refers to any names specified as such after the copyright statement(s). <br> <br>"Original Version" refers to the collection of Font Software components as distributed by the Copyright Holder(s). <br> <br>"Modified Version" refers to any derivative made by adding to, deleting, or substituting -- in part or in whole -- any of the components of the Original Version, by changing formats or by porting the Font Software to a new environment. <br> <br>"Author" refers to any designer, engineer, programmer, technical writer or other person who contributed to the Font Software. <br> <br>PERMISSION & CONDITIONS <br>Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of the Font Software, to use, study, copy, merge, embed, modify, redistribute, and sell modified and unmodified copies of the Font Software, subject to the following conditions: <br> <br>1) Neither the Font Software nor any of its individual components, in Original or Modified Versions, may be sold by itself. <br> <br>2) Original or Modified Versions of the Font Software may be bundled, redistributed and/or sold with any software, provided that each copy contains the above copyright notice and this license. These can be included either as stand-alone text files, human-readable headers or in the appropriate machine-readable metadata fields within text or binary files as long as those fields can be easily viewed by the user. <br> <br>3) No Modified Version of the Font Software may use the Reserved Font Name(s) unless explicit written permission is granted by the corresponding Copyright Holder. This restriction only applies to the primary font name as presented to the users. <br> <br>4) The name(s) of the Copyright Holder(s) or the Author(s) of the Font Software shall not be used to promote, endorse or advertise any Modified Version, except to acknowledge the contribution(s) of the Copyright Holder(s) and the Author(s) or with their explicit written permission. <br> <br>5) The Font Software, modified or unmodified, in part or in whole, must be distributed entirely under this license, and must not be distributed under any other license. The requirement for fonts to remain under this license does not apply to any document created using the Font Software. <br> <br>TERMINATION <br>This license becomes null and void if any of the above conditions are not met. <br> <br>DISCLAIMER <br>THE FONT SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER RIGHT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE FONT SOFTWARE OR FROM OTHER DEALINGS IN THE FONT SOFTWARE.
More info

Designer

J. Victor Gaultney and Annie Olsen
http://www.sil.org/~gaultney

Version

Version 1.100

Trademark

Gentium is a trademark of SIL International.

Vendor

SIL International
More info

Basic Info

Font Name Gentium Book Basic Italic
File Name GenBkBasI.ttf
File Size 259kb
Created 4/2/2008 6:36:13 PM
Modified 4/2/2008 6:36:14 PM
Glyph Type TrueType
# Glyphs 753
# Characters 702

Copyright

Copyright (c) SIL International, 2003-2008.

License

Copyright (c) 2003-2008, SIL International (http://www.sil.org/) with Reserved Font Names "Gentium" and "SIL". <br> <br>This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL <br> <br> <br>----------------------------------------------------------- <br>SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE Version 1.1 - 26 February 2007 <br>----------------------------------------------------------- <br> <br>PREAMBLE <br>The goals of the Open Font License (OFL) are to stimulate worldwide development of collaborative font projects, to support the font creation efforts of academic and linguistic communities, and to provide a free and open framework in which fonts may be shared and improved in partnership with others. <br> <br>The OFL allows the licensed fonts to be used, studied, modified and redistributed freely as long as they are not sold by themselves. The fonts, including any derivative works, can be bundled, embedded, redistributed and/or sold with any software provided that any reserved names are not used by derivative works. The fonts and derivatives, however, cannot be released under any other type of license. The requirement for fonts to remain under this license does not apply to any document created using the fonts or their derivatives. <br> <br>DEFINITIONS <br>"Font Software" refers to the set of files released by the Copyright Holder(s) under this license and clearly marked as such. This may include source files, build scripts and documentation. <br> <br>"Reserved Font Name" refers to any names specified as such after the copyright statement(s). <br> <br>"Original Version" refers to the collection of Font Software components as distributed by the Copyright Holder(s). <br> <br>"Modified Version" refers to any derivative made by adding to, deleting, or substituting -- in part or in whole -- any of the components of the Original Version, by changing formats or by porting the Font Software to a new environment. <br> <br>"Author" refers to any designer, engineer, programmer, technical writer or other person who contributed to the Font Software. <br> <br>PERMISSION & CONDITIONS <br>Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of the Font Software, to use, study, copy, merge, embed, modify, redistribute, and sell modified and unmodified copies of the Font Software, subject to the following conditions: <br> <br>1) Neither the Font Software nor any of its individual components, in Original or Modified Versions, may be sold by itself. <br> <br>2) Original or Modified Versions of the Font Software may be bundled, redistributed and/or sold with any software, provided that each copy contains the above copyright notice and this license. These can be included either as stand-alone text files, human-readable headers or in the appropriate machine-readable metadata fields within text or binary files as long as those fields can be easily viewed by the user. <br> <br>3) No Modified Version of the Font Software may use the Reserved Font Name(s) unless explicit written permission is granted by the corresponding Copyright Holder. This restriction only applies to the primary font name as presented to the users. <br> <br>4) The name(s) of the Copyright Holder(s) or the Author(s) of the Font Software shall not be used to promote, endorse or advertise any Modified Version, except to acknowledge the contribution(s) of the Copyright Holder(s) and the Author(s) or with their explicit written permission. <br> <br>5) The Font Software, modified or unmodified, in part or in whole, must be distributed entirely under this license, and must not be distributed under any other license. The requirement for fonts to remain under this license does not apply to any document created using the Font Software. <br> <br>TERMINATION <br>This license becomes null and void if any of the above conditions are not met. <br> <br>DISCLAIMER <br>THE FONT SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER RIGHT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE FONT SOFTWARE OR FROM OTHER DEALINGS IN THE FONT SOFTWARE.
More info

Designer

J. Victor Gaultney and Annie Olsen
http://www.sil.org/~gaultney

Version

Version 1.100

Trademark

Gentium is a trademark of SIL International.

Vendor

SIL International
More info