<emph> Emphasis

<emph> is a formatting element used to mark words or phrases which should be stressed or emphasized for linguistic effect.

It may be used within <abstract>, <addressline>, <archref>, <author>, <bibref>, <citation>, <container>, <date>, <datesingle>, <didnote>, <dimensions>, <edition>, <entry>, <event>, <fromdate>, <head>, <head01>, <head02>, <head03>, <item>, <label>, <materialspec>, <num>, <p>, <part>, <physdesc>, <physfacet>, <physloc>, <publisher>, <quote>, <ref>, <sponsor>, <subtitle>, <title>, <titleproper>, <todate>, <unitdate>, <unitid>, and <unittitle>.


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  • @audience – not required. Use to set whether the element’s contents will be visible to external users or to internal ones. Possible values are: “internal” and “external.”
  • @id – not required. A unique id for this element.
  • @lang – not required. Three-letter code that indicates the language in which the element’s contents were written. It should come from ISO 639-2b.
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  • @script – not required. Four-letter code that indicates the script in which the element’s contents were written. It should come from ISO 15924.

Child Elements

<emph> will likely contain text. It may also contain: <abbr>, <emph>, <expan>, <foreign>, <lb />, <ptr/>, and <ref>.


	<head>Scope and Content of the Collection</head>
	<p>The collection is organized into four series:</p>
	<p><emph render="bold">Series 1: Correspondence with Hogwarts Founders</emph> is correspondence with the Hogwarts founders. It includes Slytherin's letters to Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, and Rowena Ravenclaw. The collection consists exclusively of Slytherin's letters to the founders, not their responses.</p>
	<p><emph render="bold">Series 2: Other Correspondence</emph> is Slytherin's correspondence with other witches and wizards. It includes letters received by Slytherin and left at Hogwarts on his departure as well as some letters which were donated later on by correspondents.</p>
	<p><emph render="bold">Series 3: Class Notes</emph> consists of Slytherin's notes for teaching classes on Legilimency, Charms, and Care of Magical Creatures.</p>
	<p><emph render="bold">Series 4: Journals</emph> is made up of four journals kept by Slytherin from around the time of Hogwarts' founding until shortly before his death.</p>
	<p><emph render="bold">Series 5: Spell Books</emph> consists of five spell books kept by Slytherin to record jinxes, dark charms, legilimency, spells for the control of basilisks, and the darkest arts.</p>

Changes from EAD 2002

<emph> gained attributes @audience, @lang, and @script.

EAD3 Tag Library Entry

View the official tag library entry for <emph>