Lost Characters, Metre Known/Reconstructed

When characters are lost and cannot be restored, but the text is in verse and the metrical values or pattern of the lacuna can be given.

: χαλκέοισι κάδοις δέχεται [ ˘ ˘ ˉ ]

χαλκέοισι κάδοις δέχεται
<seg met="--+">
 <gap reason="lostquantity="7"
  unit="characterprecision="low"/>

</seg>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: χαλκέοισι κάδοις δέχεται [c. 7]
  • London style: χαλκέοισι κάδοις δέχεται [·· c. 7··]

Responsibility for this section

  1. Gabriel Bodard, author

EpiDoc version: 8.20

Date: 2014-12-04