## epigraph

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

epigraph ::=

## 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`: `attribution`, `info` (db.titleforbidden.info), `literallayout`, `para`.