Definition of ancient historian in English:

ancient historian

noun

  • See ancient history

    • ‘Aryans were not foreigners from the West, the view widely held by ancient historians, but India's native people.’
    • ‘It has been described by many ancient historians as a place of prophesies almost as famous as the Delphic Oracle.’
    • ‘A friend of mine, an ancient historian, world expert in his fields, was appointed to Harvard with the expectation that he'd take on three graduates a year.’
    • ‘In many cases, the works of ancient historians who offered vital testimony had been lost.’
    • ‘That perennial bugbear of the ancient historian, the inadequacies and ambiguities of the sources, haunts every attempt to resurrect the great conqueror.’