One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Like a portrait painter who takes pains with all the details of a face, the chorographer tries to catch the detailed architectural characteristics of a city or town.’
- ‘But most of the ‘chorographers’, as they called themselves, wrote about their own back yards: William Lambarde on Kent, Richard Carew on Cornwall, John Stow on London.’
- ‘The interest in detail belongs to the field of the chorographer, whose precise description of a limited space concentrates on its quality, rather than quantity.’
- ‘William Camden was a contemporary of Shakespeare, and is variously known as an English historian, antiquarian, chorographer or geographer.’
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