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Felice Feliciano

Born in Verona, 1433, died in Rome in 1479. Fifteenth century calligrapher, composer of alchemical sonnets, and expert on Roman antiquity, especially inscriptions on stone. Author of a geometrically constructed compass-and-ruler roman capitals alphabet in Alphabetum Romanum (1463). About these letters, he wrote: I, Felice Feliciano, have revived this in the antique manner after ancient marble tablets such as are to be found in Rome and elsewhere. People credit him with the first ruler-and-compass construction of letterforms.

Typefaces that are based on his original from 1463 include Monotype's Felix Titling (1934).

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