historical authenticity.

1875–80; probably < French historicité. See historic, -ity

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Truth isn't synonymous with historicity, and infidelity to the latter isn't necessarily betrayal of the former.
Dialectics, historicity and energy are the key terms of the new phase.
One may agree with the modern radical critics, who deny the historicity of almost the entire biographical tradition.
The historicity of these testimonies is disputed among scholars.
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