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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.
Formatted as a displayed block.
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, variablelist.
For examples, see chapter.