<gb>

<gb> (gathering beginning) marks the beginning of a new gathering or quire in a transcribed codex. [3.11.3. Milestone Elements]
Modulecore
AttributesAttributes att.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.rendition (@rend, @style, @rendition)) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) (att.global.responsibility (@cert, @resp)) (att.global.source (@source)) att.typed (@type, @subtype) att.spanning (@spanTo) att.breaking (@break) att.edition (@ed, @edRef)
Member of
Contained by
May containEmpty element
Declaration
element gb
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.typed.attributes,
   tei_att.spanning.attributes,
   tei_att.breaking.attributes,
   tei_att.edition.attributes,
   empty
}
Example
<gb n="iii"/>
<pb n="2r"/>
<!-- material from page 2 recto of gathering iii here -->
<pb n="2v"/>
<!-- material from page 2 verso of gathering iii here -->
Note

By convention, gb elements should appear at the start of the first page in the gathering. The global n attribute indicates the number or other value used to identify this gathering in a collation.

The type attribute may be used to further characterize the gathering in any respect.