Greek Letter Combinations

Ligatures: Usual combinations of Minuscule letters Ligatures: Combinations of letters in later minuscule MSS Ligatures: Combinations of letters by superposition

Greek Letter Forms Letter Forms in Literary Papyri (to 8th century) Letter Forms in Uncial Manuscripts Letter Forms in Minuscule Manuscripts (from 9th Century) .

usually through contraction Symbols Monograms: combinations and superpositions of letters to create distinctive name-symbols Abbreviations: from deformation of letters or tachygraphy . suspension or combination Nomina Sacra: names or titles of sacred figures.Abbreviations: through suspension together with superposition or combination Abbreviations: through contraction together with superposition.

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