How do I use the Encyclopedia of Islam?

The Encyclopedia of Islam uses special characters, such as accented letters and non Roman writing systems, which will sometimes appear incorrectly in your Web browser. This can be resolved by ensuring that you have a font installed on your computer that includes all of the special characters.

Here is a solution presented by the publisher. For the Encyclopedia of Islam, installing the Gentium font onto your computer should solve the problem.

If you download the required font(s), you can install it using these instructions for a Mac or Windows computer:

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