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someone who writes chronicles

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Some of these chroniclers were mere painstaking men who noted facts and dates with care.
It is, you remember, from one of these chroniclers, Geoffrey of Monmout
The Norman came with sword in hand, bringing in his train the Latin-writing chroniclers.
But in the Crusades we already see an event occupying its definite place in history and without which we cannot imagine the modern history of Europe, though to the chroniclers of the Crusades that event appeared as merely due to the will of certain people.
It is the fate of all authors or chroniclers to create imaginary friends, and lose them in the course of art.
French chronicler Jean Froissart falsely described "indiscriminate" slaying of men, women and children who threw themselves before the prince but their pleas for mercy were ignored, he says.
The Book of Chronicles embeds purposes and constraints just like any other historiography, says Janzen, and his goal here is to get a sense of the worldview and purposes that influenced the Chronicler to shape the narrative of the past that he or she presents.
The historian pieced together the story of the battle from different sources in the original Spanish and Portuguese manuscripts and the accounts of Portuguese chronicler Gaspar Correa, who came to the Philippines with another Spanish expedition four years after Magellan died.
On the other hand, the Chronicler makes a significant addition at the end of the account (1 Chronicles 10:13-14):
Rabbi Shlomo Yankel Gelbman was the omniscient and prolific chronicler of the Satmar Hasidic movement and its founding rabbi, Joel Teitelbaum (1887-1979).
4) It is true that this chronicler had neither the flair nor the wealth of first-hand detail of Froissart or Matthew Paris, but he did have considerable literary skill.
Critique: A masterpiece of meticulous and detailed scholarship, "Studying Wisconsin: The Life of Increase Lapham, early chronicler of plants, rocks, rivers, mounds and all things Wisconsin" is an impressive and seminal biography that does full justice to the contributions made by Increase Lapham.
For all his focus on David and his descendants and the everlasting promise made by God to David, the Chronicler nowhere explicitly advocates the reestablishment of the Davidic monarchy, let alone a rebellion against the Persian Empire.
In his famously confessional style, Ginsberg--poet, counterculture icon, and chronicler of the Beat Generation--recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to Howl, the most timeless work of his career.
A mill worker who moved into journalism and set up the North's first Labour newspaper, The Labour Light, in 1890, as well as being a prolific columnist writing under the name, Teddy Ashton', Clarke was poet, author of dialect sketches and chronicler of the moors and the 'windmill land' of Fylde, surrounding his Blackpool home.