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.

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