Definition of Historiography

1. Noun. A body of historical literature.

Generic synonyms: Literature
Derivative terms: Historiographer



2. Noun. The writing of history.
Generic synonyms: Authorship, Composition, Penning, Writing

Definition of Historiography

1. n. The art of employment of an historiographer.

Definition of Historiography

1. Noun. the writing of history; a written history ¹

2. Noun. the study of the discipline and practice of history and the writings of past historians ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Historiography

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Medical Definition of Historiography

1. The art of employment of an historiographer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Historiography

historied
histories
historiette
historiettes
historified
historifies
historify
historifying
historiographer
historiographers
historiographership
historiographic
historiographical
historiographically
historiographies
historiography (current term)
historiology
historionomer
historionomers
historiosophy
historize
historized
historizes
historizing
historrhexis
history
history department
history lesson
history repeats itself
historying

Literary usage of Historiography

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origins of the Islamic State, Being a Translation from the Arabic by Aḥmad ibn YaḥyĆ” Balādhurī, Philip Khuri Hitti (1916)
"INTRODUCTION ARABIC historiography WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ... ALTHOUGH rudimentary elements of historiography can be traced back to the description of ..."

2. The Influence of Anthropology on the Course of Political Science by John Linton Myres (1916)
"So conceived, history (that is, historiography) is a form of literature, ... Furthermore, the result of an inquiry into the nature of historiography reveals ..."

3. Annual Report of the American Historical Association by American Historical Association, Smithsonian Institution Press (1911)
"Appendix B) historiography, Methodology, Study and Teaching. [85 Adams, George Burton. The college teaching of history. HIST. TEACH. MAG., I (Sept.) 9-10. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Of far greater importance, however, are the works which constitute Anglo-Norman historiography. The first Anglo-Norman historiographer is Geoffrey ..."

5. The English Historical Review by JSTOR (Organization), Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press), Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1909)
"Greek historiography after Thucydides ; and perhaps the most disappointing part of it is ... His importance in Greek historiography can hardly be overrated. ..."

6. The Contemporary Review (1866)
"This process went on when the work was already in the press ; he once told me, laughing, that he was the lodern historiography. Thus Ranke wrote the history ..."

7. History: Fiction of Science? by Anatoly Fomenko (2005)
"Apart from the above, we find that "it is most significant how both the beginning and the end of the majestic historiography of the Greeks are marked by ..."

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