<event>

<event> Contains a free-text event description.
Module MEI.shared
Attributes
@analog (optional) Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value of datatype string. att.bibl
@calendar (optional) Indicates the calendar system to which a date belongs, for example, Gregorian, Julian, Roman, Mosaic, Revolutionary, Islamic, etc. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.calendared
@cert (optional) Signifies the degree of certainty or precision associated with a feature. Value conforms to data.CERTAINTY . att.evidence
@enddate (optional) Contains the end point of a date range in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE . att.datable
@evidence (optional) Indicates the nature of the evidence supporting the reliability or accuracy of the intervention or interpretation. Suggested values include: 'internal', 'external', 'conjecture'. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.evidence
@facs (optional) Permits the current element to reference a facsimile surface or image zone which corresponds to it. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.facsimile
@isodate (optional) Provides the value of a textual date in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE . att.datable
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@notafter (optional) Contains an upper boundary for an uncertain date in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE . att.datable
@notbefore (optional) Contains a lower boundary, in standard ISO form, for an uncertain date. Value conforms to data.ISODATE . att.datable
@resp (optional) Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's creation, transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.responsibility
@source (optional) Contains a list of one or more pointers indicating the sources which attest to a given reading. Each value should correspond to the ID of a <source> element located in the document header. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.source
@startdate (optional) Contains the starting point of a date range in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE . att.datable
@subtype (optional) Provide any sub-classification for the element, additional to that given by its type attribute. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@translit (optional) Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.lang
@type (optional) Characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@xml:base (optional) Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI . att.commonPart
@xml:id (optional) Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value of datatype ID. att.id
@xml:lang (optional) Identifies the language of the element's content. The values for this attribute are language 'tags' as defined in BCP 47. All language tags that make use of private use sub-tags must be documented in a corresponding language element in the MEI header whose id attribute is the same as the language tag's value. Value of datatype language. att.lang
Member of
Contained by
MEI.shared eventList
May contain
MEI.figtable table
MEI.namesdates corpName geogName persName
MEI.text list
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.bibl" />
<memberOf key= " att.calendared" />
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.datable" />
<memberOf key= " att.edit" />
<memberOf key= " att.facsimile" />
<memberOf key= " att.lang" />
<memberOf key= " att.typed" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " model.headLike" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:choice>
<!-- data-like organization -->
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:choice>
<rng:ref name= " model.eventPart" />
<rng:ref name= " castList" />
<rng:ref name= " eventList" />
</rng:choice>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<!-- free-form organization -->
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:choice>
<!-- model.listLike is expanded here in order to disallow biblList, castList, and eventList -->
<rng:ref name= " model.pLike" />
<rng:ref name= " model.tableLike" />
<rng:ref name= " list" />
</rng:choice>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</rng:choice>
<!-- biblList may occur in either organizational approach, but must come at the end -->
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " biblList" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements