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What is the Pompeijana™ font?

Pompeijana is part of Linotype’s Type Before Gutenberg series. Adrian Frutiger designed Pompeijana in 1992 modeling it on the “scriptura actuari” (scriptura=writing; actuari=fast) used by the Romans for handwriting and stone and bronze inscriptions since the first century BC; this style of lettering is also seen on inscriptions six centuries later. These early letters were made quickly with a brush held at a steep angle, producing characters with horizontal strokes that are wider than the vertical strokes.
Pompeijana is ideal for books as titles and initial capitals. More sophisticated job work, for instance, stationery and wedding invitations could easily use Pompeijana as well.

Pompeijana™ Font families

The Pompeijana™ includes the following font families:

  • Pompeijana LT Std Roman
  • Pompeijana Borders

Pompeijana™ Preview

Here is a preview of how Pompeijana™ will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

You're probably thinking - Is Pompeijana™ available to Download for free?

The short answer is no. Pompeijana™ is definitely not available as a free download font. This is a premium font which mean that you will have to pay to download and use it in your project. We showcase fonts on SharedFonts that are almost all premium fonts. Feel free to waste valuable hours of your time searching for a free download of Pompeijana™, but take it from me, you will not be successful in your quest. Just think how much time and effort you will save if you just pay for Pompeijana™ and be done with it.

It is always best to pay for a premium font rather than trying to find an illegal download. The benefits of paying for Pompeijana™ is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Pompeijana™ and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Pompeijana™. Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Pompeijana™ for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Pompeijana™ Download" you will see a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Pompeijana™ remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Pompeijana™ and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)