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noun as in student of history


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Readers who are not deep historians are in for many layers of surprise inside “Eleanor,” the first being Roosevelt’s early life, and the racism she exhibited as a young woman.

The historian in me, I never want to lose the appreciation for those who threw for 120 yards and won a game.

Prokopios was the court historian of the Byzantine Empire’s most well-known rulers, Emperor Justinian and Empress Theodora.

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Diane Ravitch is a former assistant secretary of education and historian.

According to Gunter Krebs, a spaceflight historian and physicist, at the time of the heist, Luna 3 was likely spinning around the Earth at a distance of 310,000 miles, being gradually drawn into the Earth’s atmosphere.

Historian Matthew Avery Sutton, however, wants you to think of something else: the End Times.

Michael Kazin is a historian who has written a lot about the New Left.

Fred Logevall at Cornell won the Pulitzer Prize and is a diplomatic historian; he just started a book on Kennedy.

But Winning Marriage will be essential for the historian who, someday, tries to tell the full story.

“It was a moment of shock that Doar never forgot,” notes historian Taylor Branch.

Giovanni Francesca Abela, a historian and ecclesiastic of Malta, died.

Andrew Michael Ramsay, a Scottish historian and philosopher, died.

Buchanan the historian was, from his learning, thought in his days of superstition to be a wizard.

John Cantacuzenus, the historian of his own times, and a defender of the faith, inaugurated emperor of Constantinople.

No historian claims that any God has been seen on earth for nearly nineteen centuries.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to historian, such as: professor, teacher, writer, annalist, chronicler, and historiographer.

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