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chronographer

a person who records time or the events that have occurred in time.
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For example, the characters "Shemhazai" and "'Azael," the Jewish counterparts to Harut and Marut, are authentic rebellious angels who initially appear in the ancient Aramaic and Greek fragments of apocryphal lore associated with the biblical account of the sexual corruption of an unspecified number of divine beings and mortal women (Gen 6:1-4), a complex of mythical traditions that eventually coalesces during the early centuries of the common era into what modern scholars following the Byzantine chronographer George Syncellus term the "first book of Enoch.
A trace of the grandchild appears in a historical synopsis compiled by the Byzantine chronographer George Syncellus [ca.
Older forms remained popular even after new ones appeared, and the authors are careful to note when a certain chronographer returned to an old form rather than develop a new one.
The Great Chronographer and Theophanes", Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 8, 1-20.