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: c3457cab689d8fd89ba4252de204cf9a14e40acd 6a501344525f32f9834f0e4a5c3c3f8131803fa4 47fe34b28bad7941a61b9c1c17d47f6eed36cd04)