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epigraph — A short inscription at the beginning of a document or component
epigraph ::= (attribution?, ((formalpara|para|simpara)| literallayout)+)
An Epigraph is a short inscription, often a quotation or poem, set at the beginning of a document or component. Epigraphs are usually related somehow to the content that follows them and may help set the tone for the component.
Epigraph will not be allowed in BlockQuote in DocBook V4.0.
These elements contain epigraph: appendix, article, bibliodiv, bibliography, blockquote, callout, chapter, glossary, glossdiv, index, itemizedlist, listitem, msgexplan, msgtext, orderedlist, partintro, preface, procedure, refsect1, refsect2, refsect3, refsection, refsynopsisdiv, sect1, sect2, sect3, sect4, sect5, section, setindex, simplesect, step, taskprerequisites, taskrelated, tasksummary, variablelist.
The following elements occur in epigraph: attribution, formalpara, literallayout, para, simpara.
For examples, see chapter.