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

Responsibility for this section

  1. Gabriel Bodard, author
Date: 2014-02-09