Editorial restoration: example or illustrative supplement

2017-03-14

An editorial note inside a restoration may mean different things. In the first examples the editor clarifies something about what has been restored. In EpiDoc this is put in a <note> inside the supplied.

<supplied reason="lost">Αὐτοκράτορος <note>κτλ</note>
</supplied>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: [Αὐτοκράτορος

    (κτλ)

    ]
<supplied reason="lost">
 <note>e.g.</note> ἵνα τὸν
</supplied>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: [

    (e.g.)

    ἵνα τὸν]

In the following examples the editor cannot supply a restoration, but can only give the general category of what may have stood there. This comment is tagged as a description of the gap, in a <desc>.

<gap reason="lostquantity="1unit="line">
 <desc>mileage figure</desc>
</gap>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: [------]
<gap reason="lostquantity="4unit="chars">
 <desc>nomen auctoris</desc>
</gap>

Transformation using the example EpiDoc P5 stylesheets:

  • Default (Panciera) style: [.. ? ..nomen auctoris]
(PHI: 77668)

Responsibility for this section

  1. Gabriel Bodard, author
  2. Simona Stoyanova, author

EpiDoc version: 8.23

Date: 2017-03-14