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a historian who writes annals

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Mr Lynch has handed the baton over to Gary Taylor (Reinventing Shakespeare), and leaves the twentieth century to other annalists of the genre.
Annalists say insecurity was a big block to the financial progress of Afghanistan despite the progress that the war wrecked country has seen from the Taliban fighters in 2001 by US-led coalition.
such as the annalists, in order to present his own, alternative history
55) What is clearer is al-Tabari's mark on al-Azdi's historiographic vision: of the three annalists acknowledged by al-Azdi in the surviving part, al-Haytham ibn 'Adi, Khalifa ibn Khayyat, and al-Tabari, it is the last who exercises the most influence.
If cultural historians have amply dissected The Man Nobody Knows, annalists of advertising have mined BBDO's ground-breaking campaigns for some of the eras biggest companies, including General Electric and General Motors.
In the slight sketch here attempted, the facts, recorded on the grave pages of our New England annalists, have wrought themselves, almost spontaneously, into a sort of allegory.
The central theme for Families of the King is that the king's performance of his lordship obligations was recorded and transformed by annalists into literary representations of a political ethos offering insights and an understanding of the Anglo-Saxon aristocratic culture and the impact upon that culture by the Normans who conquered them.
were great annalists, and Herodotus is credited, as the father of History, with creating prose literature out of an assemblage of contingencies, but the drive of most of these writers was precisely to get beyond contingency and find a broader explanatory structure.
The cross-cultural interactions that took place between the Christians and the Jews in the mellahs of Fez and Marrakesh were consciously ignored by the contemporary Christian chroniclers of Saadian history, particularly by the annalists of The Battle of the Three Kings (1578), who focused their attention on the military dimension and political implications of the defeat suffered by the Christian army under King Sebastian.
Until late in the nineteenth century the subject had been in the hands of annalists, journalists, politicians and public figures, none of whom had been trained as historians.