<event>

Contains a free-text event description.
Module
MEI.shared
Attributes
analog, calendar, cert, class, copyof, corresp, enddate, evidence, facs, follows, isodate, label, n, next, notafter, notbefore, precedes, prev, resp, sameas, source, startdate, synch, translit, type, xml:base, xml:id, xml:lang
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
calendar(optional)Indicates the calendar system to which a date belongs, for example, Gregorian, Julian, Roman, Mosaic, Revolutionary, Islamic, etc. Value is a NMTOKEN.
cert(optional)Signifies the degree of certainty or precision associated with a feature. Value conforms to data.CERTAINTY.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
enddate(optional)Contains the end point of a date range in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
evidence(optional)Indicates the nature of the evidence supporting the reliability or accuracy of the intervention or interpretation. Allowed values are: "internal" (There is evidence within the document to support the intervention.), "external" (There is evidence outside the document to support the intervention.), "conjecture" (The assertion has been made by the editor, cataloguer, or scholar on the basis of their expertise.)
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.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
isodate(optional)Provides the value of a textual date in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
notafter(optional)Contains an upper boundary for an uncertain date in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
notbefore(optional)Contains a lower boundary, in standard ISO form, for an uncertain date. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's 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.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
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 or manifestationelement located in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
startdate(optional)Contains the starting point of a date range in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
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.
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 is a valid xml: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 is a language.
(MEI.shared) Attributes common to many elements.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that form the basis of the att.common class.
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.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that uniquely identify an element.
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 is a valid xml:id.
(MEI.shared)
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that specify element-to-element relationships.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes used to supply a number-like designation for an element.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
(MEI.shared) Attributes capturing information regarding responsibility for some aspect of the text's creation, transcription, editing, or encoding.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's 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.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Bibliographic attributes.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that indicate the calendar system of a date or other datable element.
calendar(optional)Indicates the calendar system to which a date belongs, for example, Gregorian, Julian, Roman, Mosaic, Revolutionary, Islamic, etc. Value is a NMTOKEN.
(MEI.shared) Attributes common to dates.
enddate(optional)Contains the end point of a date range in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
isodate(optional)Provides the value of a textual date in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
notafter(optional)Contains an upper boundary for an uncertain date in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
notbefore(optional)Contains a lower boundary, in standard ISO form, for an uncertain date. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
startdate(optional)Contains the starting point of a date range in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
(MEI.edittrans) Attributes describing the nature of an encoded scholarly intervention or interpretation.
(MEI.shared) Attributes common to elements that may refer to a source.
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 or manifestationelement located in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes describing the support for and the certainty of an assertion.
cert(optional)Signifies the degree of certainty or precision associated with a feature. Value conforms to data.CERTAINTY.
evidence(optional)Indicates the nature of the evidence supporting the reliability or accuracy of the intervention or interpretation. Allowed values are: "internal" (There is evidence within the document to support the intervention.), "external" (There is evidence outside the document to support the intervention.), "conjecture" (The assertion has been made by the editor, cataloguer, or scholar on the basis of their expertise.)
(MEI.facsimile) Attributes that associate a feature corresponding with all or part of an image.
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.
(MEI.shared) Language attributes common to text elements.
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 is a language.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
Facsimile component declarations.
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.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
calendar(optional)Indicates the calendar system to which a date belongs, for example, Gregorian, Julian, Roman, Mosaic, Revolutionary, Islamic, etc. Value is a NMTOKEN.
cert(optional)Signifies the degree of certainty or precision associated with a feature. Value conforms to data.CERTAINTY.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
enddate(optional)Contains the end point of a date range in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
evidence(optional)Indicates the nature of the evidence supporting the reliability or accuracy of the intervention or interpretation. Allowed values are: "internal" (There is evidence within the document to support the intervention.), "external" (There is evidence outside the document to support the intervention.), "conjecture" (The assertion has been made by the editor, cataloguer, or scholar on the basis of their expertise.)
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
isodate(optional)Provides the value of a textual date in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
notafter(optional)Contains an upper boundary for an uncertain date in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
notbefore(optional)Contains a lower boundary, in standard ISO form, for an uncertain date. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's 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.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
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 or manifestationelement located in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
startdate(optional)Contains the starting point of a date range in standard ISO form. Value conforms to data.ISODATE.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
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.
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 is a valid xml: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 is a language.
Member of
(event isn't member of any model class)
Contained by
eventListContains a free-text event description.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
eventListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
May Contain
biblListContains a free-text event description.
castListContains a free-text event description.
eventListContains a free-text event description.
listContains a free-text event description.
(MEI.figtable) Groups table-like elements.
tableGroups table-like elements.
(MEI.header) Groups elements that may be used to provide a structured description of an event.
descGroups elements that may be used to provide a structured description of an event.
nameGroups elements that may be used to provide a structured description of an event.
(MEI.namesdates) Groups elements which contain names of individuals or corporate bodies.
corpNameGroups elements which contain names of individuals or corporate bodies.
persNameGroups elements which contain names of individuals or corporate bodies.
(MEI.namesdates) Groups geographic name elements.
geogNameGroups geographic name elements.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements used to represent a postal address.
addressGroups elements used to represent a postal address.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements containing date expressions.
dateGroups elements containing date expressions.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements used to provide a heading at the start of a text division or other markup component.
headGroups elements used to provide a heading at the start of a text division or other markup component.
(MEI.shared) Groups paragraph-like elements.
pGroups paragraph-like elements.
Figures and tables component declarations.
tableContains text displayed in tabular form.
Names and dates component declarations.
corpName(corporate name) – Identifies an organization or group of people that acts as a single entity.
geogName(geographic name) – The proper noun designation for a place, natural feature, or political jurisdiction.
persName(personal name) – Designation for an individual, including any or all of that individual's forenames, surnames, honorific titles, and added names.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
addressContains a postal address, for example of a publisher, an organization, or an individual.
biblListList of bibliographic references.
castListContains a single cast list or dramatis personae.
dateA string identifying a point in time or the time period between two such points.
desc(description) – Container for text that briefly describes the feature to which it is attached, including its intended usage, purpose, or application as appropriate.
eventListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
head(heading) – Contains any heading, for example, the title of a section of text, or the heading of a list.
nameProper noun or noun phrase.
p(paragraph) – One or more text phrases that form a logical prose passage.
Text component declarations.
listA formatting element that contains a series of items separated from one another and arranged in a linear, often vertical, sequence.
Declaration
<elementSpec ident="event" module="MEI.shared">
<desc>Contains a free-text event description.</desc>
<classes>
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
<memberOf key="att.calendared"/>
<memberOf key="att.datable"/>
<memberOf key="att.edit"/>
<memberOf key="att.facsimile"/>
<memberOf key="att.lang"/>
</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>
</elementSpec>