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A person who wrote accounts of important or historical events; a chronicler.‘Lydiat was appointed chronographer to Henry, Prince of Wales’
annalist, historian, archivist, diarist, recorder, reporterView synonyms
- ‘The proto-Bulgarians were mentioned and called by their own ethnic name (Bulgars) for the first time by a Roman chronographer in 354 CE.’
- ‘Westminster had long ago had her chronographer.’
- ‘The Latin works of the individual identified as the Chronographer of 354 shed very little light, according to my sources.’
- ‘He may be a chronographer, but a very imperfect or rather insipid historian.’
- ‘His growing reputation led to his appointment as chronographer and cosmographer to Henry, prince of Wales.’
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