historiography

[hi-stawr-ee-og-ruh-fee, -stohr-]
noun, plural historiographies.
1.
the body of literature dealing with historical matters; histories collectively.
2.
the body of techniques, theories, and principles of historical research and presentation; methods of historical scholarship.
3.
the narrative presentation of history based on a critical examination, evaluation, and selection of material from primary and secondary sources and subject to scholarly criteria.
4.
an official history: medieval historiographies.

Origin:
1560–70; < Middle French historiographie < Greek historiographía. See history, -o-, -graphy

historiographic [hi-stawr-ee-uh-graf-ik, -stohr-] , historiographical, adjective
historiographically, adverb
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historiography (ˌhɪstɔːrɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
1.  the writing of history
2.  the study of the development of historical method, historical research, and writing
3.  any body of historical literature
 
historiographic
 
adj
 
historiographical
 
adj

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Modern historiography favours the hypothesis of antiochus of syracuse.
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