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What is a good font for both Latin with diacritics and polytonic Greek

I would recommend Noto, which attempts to represent all of Unicode in a consistent style. It's available for free in both sans and serif versions. I'm generally pretty happy with it; you can see in ...
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Ancient Greek: how worried do I need to be about "long" and "short" accents?

I don't seem to recall seeing many of these "short" and "long" diacritics in Wiktionary. Are they actually Ancient Greek in origin (I mean, added by Aristophanes of Byzantium, or ...
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What is a good font for both Latin with diacritics and polytonic Greek

Another free option is DejaVu, from an older project with the same aim as Noto (i.e. trying to cover as much of Unicode as possible). I don't like its look quite as much, but it was my go-to for ...
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What is a good font for both Latin with diacritics and polytonic Greek

Gentium Plus covers the Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts, as well as the IPA, and seems to support the sample texts very well. Gentium is freely published under the SIL Open Font License.
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What is a good font for both Latin with diacritics and polytonic Greek

There is also Charis SIL, though I haven't checked against all your requisites: Charis also makes other fonts, like Andika (see same link above): Charis says this about those fonts: "This font ...
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Ancient Greek: how worried do I need to be about "long" and "short" accents?

From the fact that you refer to macrons and breves as "accents" and wonder if you can do without them, I get the sense that you don't really understand what vowel length is. In English, we ...
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Ancient Greek: how worried do I need to be about "long" and "short" accents?

Be reassured. Greek is not Hebrew. Words written using the alphabet alone, without dots squiggles and wiggles, are perfectly memorable and perfectly comprehensible. Don’t be overly distracted by the ...
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Why is tonos (sometimes) rendered different from oxia?

I don't have an authoritative source for this (I'm just drawing on my own experience), but given that this has gone several months without answers, I'll offer what I can. The fundamental difference ...
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What is a good font for both Latin with diacritics and polytonic Greek

You can use my free Unicode font, Dihjauti. Unlike many fonts, I actually included an i/j dot replacement table, i.e., you can stack diacritics like in Gentium without them overlapping the dot. I ...
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