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roman type

The normal typography style in which the vertical lines of the characters are straight up and not on an angle. It is the opposite of italic, which uses slanted lines.


The Four Typefaces
Many fonts come in normal (roman), bold, italic and bold italic variations.
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Most quarto Geneva Bibles printed in roman type after 1587 contained the Tomson New Testament; black letter quartos and most folio editions contained the standard Geneva New Testament.
The personal names under discussion are normally set in roman type, whether transliterated or normalized, as are personal names transliterated from other scripts.
When Stanley Morison revived the long-neglected roman type cut by Francesco Griffo for Aldus Manutius in 1495 (which Morison called "Bembo") that was a true revival of a long-neglected type.
Each copy is composed of 600 pages, most of it Chaucer in Gothic type, plus 60 pages of Roman type apparatus, along with Lydgates Siege of Thebes, John Speeds engraved Chaucer portrait, and the coat of arms attributed to Chaucer.
Other quibbles with the general layout of these scores concern the use of roman type for virtually every word and marking: vocal texts (of course), dynamics, tempo and expression markings, and all kinds of performance indications (con sord., pizz., etc.).
According to Martin, the king also pushed the use of Roman type in French books instead of the Gothic as a way of enhancing the distinction between French and Latin.
In his illustrations for Robert Kalan's Rain (1978), in an homage to Japanese artist Hiroshige, Crews fills the page with diagonal lines of the word rain, alternating boldface, italics, and roman type.
Baskerville or Roman type remains the industry standard today, more than two centuries after he created it.
The Times's original chronology is in Roman type below; Naureckas's additions are italicized.
Particularly striking is the silent conversion of italics to roman type. This is surprising, because the information could so easily have been retained.
He has brilliantly accomplished this task, and in addition allowed the modern reader to tell at a glance which sections, or portions thereof, derived from the Hajjaj translation by marking them in italics, while he has left the sections deriving from the Ishaq-Thabit translation in roman type.
- Set all legal ads in Times-New Roman type font with a header size of twelve (12) points, a subhead