epigraph

epigraph — A short inscription at the beginning of a document or component.

Synopsis

epigraph ::= [-]

Additional Constraints

  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.

Description

An epigraph is a short inscription, often a quotation or poem, set at the beginning of a document or component. Epigraphs are usually related somehow to the content that follows them and may help set the tone for the component.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

Children

The following elements occur in epigraph: anchor, attribution, formalpara, info (db.titleforbidden.info), literallayout, para, simpara.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on (git hash: 32232d73aaed8bf7134470f3f72f9e1dc6874d38 68abf83671c42c0ef5e0aed2f171edf1c3b1bdcd)