TEI guidelines element div

Schema specification

Types are inherited from the EpiDoc schema. The subtype values determine the additional semantic value of the textpart for example.Beta maṣāḥǝft Guidelines

context rule report
tei:div[parent::tei:body] @type='textpart' the outermost div must always have an attribute type edition, bibliography, commentary, translation or apparatus; type textpart is to be used inside edition.

Attibutes list

attribute type

This is a closed list of allowed values

value definition
apparatus to contain apparatus criticus or textual notes
bibliography to contain bibliographical information, previous publications, etc.
commentary to contain all editorial commentary, historical/prosopographical discussion, etc.
edition to contain the text of the edition itself; may include multiple text-parts
textpart used to divide a div[type=edition] into multiple parts (fragments, columns, faces, etc.)
translation to contain a translation of the text into one or more modern languages

attribute subtype

This is a open list of allowed values

value definition
book this container is for a book and may contain chapters
chapter this container is for a chapter and may contain sections
stanza this container is for a stanza and may contain verses
incipit incipit of the text
explicit explicit of the text
canon to be used for canonical texts like LIT2688CanonsNicaea2
Example 1

Example from LIT2422Tarika

                            <div type="textpart" subtype="chapter" xml:lang="am" xml:id="Genealogy" corresp="LIT3854KingList">
                                <label>Genealogy and History of the kings of Ethiopia from <persName ref="PRS1386Adam"></persName> to
                                    <persName ref="PRS9142TaklaGi"></persName>/ʾAdbǝʾal, successor of Fǝre Śannāy</label>
Example 2

Example from LIT2382Taamme

                            <div type="textpart" xml:id="John">
                                <label>On John the Evangelist as the author of the book; on the creation and the fall of the angels</label>
Example 3

Example from LIT2516Wisdom

                            <div type="textpart" subtype="section" n="18" xml:id="section18">

Revisions of this page

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