<eventList>

Contains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
Module
MEI.shared
Attributes
analog, class, copyof, corresp, facs, follows, label, n, next, precedes, prev, resp, sameas, synch, type, xml:base, xml:id
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
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.
(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.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
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.
Member of
model.listLikeGroups list-like elements.
Contained by
eventContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
eventListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
provenanceContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
(MEI.text) Groups list-like elements.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements which may appear as part of the paragraph content model. A paragraph may contain inline elements and all other block-level elements except itself.
epigraphGroups elements which may appear as part of the paragraph content model. A paragraph may contain inline elements and all other block-level elements except itself.
imprimaturGroups elements which may appear as part of the paragraph content model. A paragraph may contain inline elements and all other block-level elements except itself.
pGroups elements which may appear as part of the paragraph content model. A paragraph may contain inline elements and all other block-level elements except itself.
quoteGroups elements which may appear as part of the paragraph content model. A paragraph may contain inline elements and all other block-level elements except itself.
(MEI.shared) Groups block-level text elements.
annotGroups block-level text elements.
argumentGroups block-level text elements.
dedicationGroups block-level text elements.
divGroups block-level text elements.
figDescGroups block-level text elements.
historyGroups block-level text elements.
liGroups block-level text elements.
pgDescGroups block-level text elements.
pgFootGroups block-level text elements.
pgFoot2Groups block-level text elements.
pgHeadGroups block-level text elements.
pgHead2Groups block-level text elements.
tdGroups block-level text elements.
thGroups block-level text elements.
titlePageGroups block-level text elements.
(MEI.critapp) Groups elements that may appear as part of a textual variant.
(MEI.critapp) Groups elements that may appear as part of a textual or musical variant.
lemGroups elements that may appear as part of a textual or musical variant.
rdgGroups elements that may appear as part of a textual or musical variant.
(MEI.edittrans) Groups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements in prose.
(MEI.edittrans) Groups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
abbrGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
addGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
corrGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
damageGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
delGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
expanGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
origGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
regGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
restoreGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
sicGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
suppliedGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
unclearGroups elements that may appear as part of editorial and transcription elements.
Critical apparatus component declarations.
lem(lemma) – Contains the lemma, or base text, of a textual variation.
rdg(reading) – Contains a single reading within a textual variation.
Editorial and transcriptional component declarations.
abbr(abbreviation) – A generic element for 1) a shortened form of a word, including an acronym or 2) a shorthand notation.
add(addition) – Marks an addition to the text.
corr(correction) – Contains the correct form of an apparent erroneous passage.
damageContains an area of damage to the physical medium.
del(deletion) – Contains information deleted, marked as deleted, or otherwise indicated as superfluous or spurious in the copy text by an author, scribe, annotator, or corrector.
expan(expansion) – Contains the expansion of an abbreviation.
orig(original) – Contains material which is marked as following the original, rather than being normalized or corrected.
reg(regularization) – Contains material which has been regularized or normalized in some sense.
restoreIndicates restoration of material to an earlier state by cancellation of an editorial or authorial marking or instruction.
sicContains apparently incorrect or inaccurate material.
suppliedContains material supplied by the transcriber or editor for any reason.
unclearContains material that cannot be transcribed with certainty because it is illegible or inaudible in the source.
Figures and tables component declarations.
figDesc(figure description) – Contains a brief prose description of the appearance or content of a graphic figure, for use when documenting an image without displaying it.
td(table data) – Designates a table cell that contains data as opposed to a cell that contains column or row heading information.
th(table header) – Designates a table cell containing column or row heading information as opposed to one containing data.
Metadata header component declarations.
dedicationContains a dedicatory statement.
historyProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the circumstances of its creation.
provenanceThe record of ownership or custodianship of an item.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
annot(annotation) – Provides a statement explaining the text or indicating the basis for an assertion.
div(division) – Major structural division of text, such as a preface, chapter or section.
eventContains a free-text event description.
eventListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
p(paragraph) – One or more text phrases that form a logical prose passage.
pgDesc(page description) – Contains a brief prose description of the appearance or description of the content of a physical page.
pgFoot(page footer) – A running footer on the first page. Also, used to temporarily override a running footer on individual pages.
pgFoot2(page footer 2) – A running footer on the pages following the first.
pgHead(page header) – A running header on the first page. Also, used to temporarily override a running header on individual pages.
pgHead2(page header 2) – A running header on the pages following the first.
titlePageContains a transcription of the title page of a text.
Text component declarations.
argumentContains a formal list or prose description of topics addressed.
epigraphContains a quotation, anonymous or attributed, appearing on a title page.
imprimaturContains a formal statement authorizing the publication of a work, sometimes required to appear on a title page or its verso.
li(list item) – Single item in a list.
quote(quoted material) – Contains a paragraph-like block of text attributed to an external source, normally set off from the surrounding text by spacing or other typographic distinction.
May Contain
biblListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
eventContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
eventListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
nameContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
(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.
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.
dateA string identifying a point in time or the time period between two such points.
eventContains a free-text event description.
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.
Remarks

An eventList contains event elements that capture a brief description of the associated event, including dates and locations where the event took place. An eventList describes events associated with a work when it appears in the workList element or events associated with the custodial history of a given copy of a source for the encoding when it appears within the sourceDesc or relatedItem elements. The type attribute may be used to distinguish between event lists with different functions, such as a list of events in the compositional process and a list of performance dates.

Declaration
<elementSpec ident="eventList" module="MEI.shared">
<desc>Contains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.</desc>
<classes>
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
<memberOf key="att.facsimile"/>
<memberOf key="model.listLike"/>
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name="model.headLike" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:group>
<!-- an organizing data element; when not present, the list is a simple list of event descriptions -->
<rng:optional>
<rng:choice>
<rng:ref name="name" />
<rng:ref name="model.addressLike" />
<rng:ref name="model.dateLike" />
<rng:ref name="model.nameLike.agent" />
<rng:ref name="model.nameLike.geogName" />
</rng:choice>
</rng:optional>
<!-- an event description or a nested group of events -->
<rng:choice>
<rng:ref name="event" />
<rng:ref name="eventList" />
</rng:choice>
</rng:group>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<!-- at the very end, a list of citations -->
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name="biblList" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>
<remarks>
<p>An
<gi scheme="MEI">eventList</gi>
contains
<gi scheme="MEI">event</gi>
elements that capture a brief description of the associated event, including dates and locations where the event took place. An
<gi scheme="MEI">eventList</gi>
describes events associated with a work when it appears in the
<gi scheme="MEI">workList</gi>
element or events associated with the custodial history of a given copy of a source for the encoding when it appears within the
<gi scheme="MEI">sourceDesc</gi>
or
<gi scheme="MEI">relatedItem</gi>
elements. The
<att>type</att>
attribute may be used to distinguish between event lists with different functions, such as a list of events in the compositional process and a list of performance dates.</p>
</remarks>
</elementSpec>