Erased But Legible Text

Characters erased in antiquity but still legible (more or less clearly) should be tagged using the <del> element, whose rend should have a value of "erasure". Where the characters cannot be understood or are unclear, <orig> and unclear elements should be used respectively.

Panciera 1991 V.1: [[abc]] or [[ABC]] or [[ạḅc̣]]

Sosin 2011: ⟦αβγ⟧

<del rend="erasure">abc</del>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: ⟦abc⟧

()
<del rend="erasure">
 <orig>abc</orig>
</del>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: ⟦ABC⟧

()
<del rend="erasure">
 <unclear>abc</unclear>
</del>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: ⟦ạḅc̣⟧

()
<del rend="erasure">
 <orig>gn</orig>
</del>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: ⟦GN⟧

(IRT: 149)
<del rend="erasure">Νέρων<sic n="superfluous">ι</sic>
</del>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • London style: ⟦Νέρωνι⟧

(InsAph: 9.14)
<del rend="erasure">
 <unclear>Ε</unclear>ὐπρεπ<unclear>εία</unclear>
</del>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Duke Databank style: ⟦Ε̣ὐπρεπε̣ί̣α̣⟧

(DDbDP: p.cair.masp.3.67340)

Responsibility for this section

  1. Beatrice Lietz, author
  2. Charlotte Tupman, author
  3. Gabriel Bodard, author

EpiDoc version: 8.20

Date: 2014-12-04