historiographer


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his·to·ri·og·ra·pher

 (hĭ-stôr′ē-ŏg′rə-fər)
n.
1. A specialist in historiography.
2. A historian, especially one designated by a group or public institution.

historiographer

(hɪˌstɔːrɪˈɒɡrəfə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a historian, esp one concerned with historical method and the writings of other historians
2. (Historical Terms) a historian employed to write the history of a group or public institution

his•to•ri•og•ra•pher

(hɪˌstɔr iˈɒg rə fər, -ˌstoʊr-)

n.
2. an official historian, as of a court, institution, or society.
[1485–95; < Latin historiographus < Greek historiográphos; see history, -o-, -grapher]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.historiographer - a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about ithistoriographer - a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
history - the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings; "he teaches Medieval history"; "history takes the long view"
annalist - a historian who writes annals
art historian - a historian of art
chronicler - someone who writes chronicles
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
Translations

historiographer

[ˌhɪstɒrɪˈɒgrəfəʳ] Nhistoriógrafo/a m/f

historiographer

[hɪˌstɔːrɪˈɒgrəfəʳ] nstoriografo/a
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Yet it was during this time of play- writing that Dryden was made Poet Laureate and Historiographer Royal with the salary of 200 pounds a year and a butt of sack.
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It is true that civilisations clash, and have clashed ever since human time became time, as Arnold Toynbee, in his monumental, 12-volume A Study of History (published between 1934 and 1961), and our own historiographer Ibn Khaldun, in his equally monumental Muqaddimah (published around 1387), averred.
The autobiographical inscription found on the Statue of Idrimi's base archives the King's vicissitudes and major events in his life (his rise to power and military achievements)," said Mahmoud al-Sayyed, a historiographer and an expert in ancient languages and inscriptions at the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums.
And Britain typifies that phenomenon, a phenomenon, so far as anyone is able to take a coherent view of it at all, has bedeviled philosophers of history, all the way from the Muslim historiographer Ibn Khaldun, in "Muqqaddimah" that discussed how human communities lose their "assabiyeh," or elan, to the Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, who defined it in his seminal work, "Civilization and its Discontents" (1930) as a "death wish," to Elias Canetti, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, who in his breathtaking "Crowds and Power" (1960) argued how sometimes the interplay of crowds results in self-defeating, self-destructive resolutions.
There is also a rare copy of Muqaddimah (Prolegomena) of Ibn Khaldun, bearing the signature of the North African Arab Muslim historiographer and historian.
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Valmiki was a historian by himself and was in fact first historiographer," said Rao.
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This ceremony was attended mainly by president of Louvre Museum Jean Luc Martinez, Culture minister Mohamed Amine Sbihi, Morocco's ambassador to France Chakib Benmoussa, Morocco's ambassador to the UNESCO Zouhour Alaoui and palace's spokesperson and Morocco's historiographer Abdelhak Mrini.
Having the better historiographer in your service could mean getting a more convincing and therefore more successful history for your country, your nation.