Share this entry

Share this page

historicity

Line breaks: his¦tor|icity
Pronunciation: /ˌhɪstəˈrɪsɪti
 
/

Definition of historicity in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Historical authenticity: the historicity of bible narrative
More example sentences
  • If they'd just be quiet, any debate over the film would center on its biblical faithfulness, its historicity, and on Christian theological issues.
  • And, indeed, there is a huge amount of circumstantial evidence supporting the basic historicity of the Bible.
  • Given recognition of poetry as drenched in historicity, how can poets work?

Definition of historicity in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something