## epigraph

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

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`: .

## See Also

Related elements: .