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="lost"
   quantity="7"
   unit="character"
   precision="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: 8.19

Date: 2014-07-31