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Roma e Italia — Then, Since Then, & Now

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  • Led By Carl Rohrs
  • Where SFPL Main Library, Koret Auditorium

An unbalanced view of two millennia of lettering traditions on the Italian Peninsula and around the Roman Empire featuring calligraphy, signs, a tattoo or two, and inscriptions, inscriptions, inscriptions, including recent photos of the Trajan Column and a look at a few modern-day scribes.

This event is part of the Letterform Lecture series, co-presented by Type@Cooper West and the San Francisco Public Library, and sponsored by Adobe Typekit.

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