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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