On 2/13/2014 8:30 AM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>> I think this depends on whether Scott's XML is claiming that the person Fabius Honoratius's role in life is as tribune and relict, or whether the role of this occurrence of his name in this text is to identify both the tribune and the relict in the context of this inscription. If the latter, then @role on `<persName>` is exactly what the wants, isn't it?
> yes, I do agree there is a place for @role on <persName>. I guess Scott didnít give us enough context
> to really tell one way or the other
Right. Sorry for that. Yes, indeed, it is my intention to particularly
indicate the role(s) of the named person _within the context_ of the
So, in my example, Fabius Honoratus is the survivor of the deceased
person for whom the funerary inscription was made, while also expressly
indicating his status as legionary tribune (not merely a
prosopographical fact we happen to know about the man incidentally).