Definition of chronographer in English:

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Pronunciation: /krəˈnɒɡrəfə/

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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
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  • The proto-Bulgarians were mentioned and called by their own ethnic name (Bulgars) for the first time by a Roman chronographer in 354 CE.
  • The Latin works of the individual identified as the Chronographer of 354 shed very little light, according to my sources.
  • His growing reputation led to his appointment as chronographer and cosmographer to Henry, prince of Wales.
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