placeName

TEI guidelines element placeName

Schema specification

We enforce the consistent identification of all places tagged. hence the ref attribute must always be there if you use this element. A rule is present to try and avoid extra spaces. For use in place records, a list of values for type is also provided. Beta maṣāḥǝft Guidelines
context rule report
tei:placeName[ancestor::tei:TEI[@type='mss' or @type='pers' or @type='work']] not(@ref) A placeName in a mss, person or work description should always contain an attribute @ref pointing to the relevant record
tei:placeName[not(text())][not(parent::tei:place)] matches(following-sibling::text()[1], '^\w') or matches(preceding-sibling::text()[1], '\w$') There should be a space before and one after the element placeName

Attibutes list

attribute ref

attribute type

This is a list of allowed values

value definition
normalized
library
academicInstitution
museum
Example 1

Example from LOC6538Aydam


                            <place type="region">
                                <placeName>Hermā</placeName>
                            </place>
                        
Example 2

Example from LIT1252Confes


                            <placeName ref="LOC3010Ethiop">ኢትዮጵያ፡</placeName>
                        

Revisions of this page

  • Pietro Maria Liuzzo on 2018-04-24: stub of page