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  • n. Plural form of historiographer.


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  • From this time there were often titled historiographers in France, and it was the custom to give them commissions of councillors of state, with the provisions of their charge.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • On the eve of the Second World War, Sir Charles Oman, the doyen of Anglophone military historians, tried to explain this dissonance and argued with especial attention to the Middle Ages: Both the medieval monastic chroniclers and the modern liberal historiographers had often no closer notion of the meaning of war than that it involves various horrors and is attended by a lamentable loss of life.

    De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History » Introduction to Volume 1, by Bernard S. Bachrach

  • The white ruling classes in the South in the 18th and 19th centuries perfected it successfully, for the most part ... it's called "white racial solidarity" by many historians and historiographers.

    Are you undecided?

  • However, in order to determine whence he, whoever he was, had gained a knowledge of the histories which he had, perchance, in great measure himself written, we may remark that the governors or chiefs of the Jews, after the restoration of the Temple, kept scribes or historiographers, who wrote annals or chronicles of them.

    Theologico-Political Treatise

  • For an exact delineation of which, I refer you to poets, historiographers, and those amorous writers, to Lucian's

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • This love makes so many writers take such pains, so many historiographers, physicians, &c., or at least, as they pretend, for common safety, and their country's benefit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • However, it is proved, not by historiographers, but by historians supported by family titles, that Charles VII. had three daughters by Agnes Sorel, the eldest of whom, married to one Breze, was stabbed by her husband.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • In China historiographers are charged with collecting all the events and original titles under a dynasty.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • And they are librarians and historiographers, as well as poets.

    Representative Men

  • More trumpeters came next, splitting the ear with vehement outcries, and then several big brains, special correspondents one might well call them, or historiographers, charged with the task of observing and remembering every detail of this epoch-making interview.

    First Men in the Moon


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