Logographer
Logographer Lo*gog"ra*pher, n. 1. A chronicler; one who writes history in a condensed manner with short simple sentences. [1913 Webster]

2. One skilled in logography. [1913 Webster]


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  • Logographer — In ancient Greece, the title logographer was applied to two groups of people:*The logographers, chroniclers and historians before Herodotus. *The logographers, professional legal speechwriters …   Wikipedia

  • logographer — lo·gog·ra·pher …   English syllables

  • logographer — A person who writes speeches or chronicles historical events …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • logographer — lōˈgägrəfə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Greek logographos prose writer (from log + graphos writer, from graphein to write) + English er more at carve : a prose writer in ancient Greece …   Useful english dictionary

  • Logographer (legal) — The title of logographer (from the Ancient Greek λογογράφος, logographos , a compound of λόγος, logos , word , and γράφω, grapho , write ) was applied to professional authors of judicial discourse in Ancient Greece. The modern term speechwriter… …   Wikipedia

  • Logographer (history) — The logographers (from the Ancient Greek λογογράφος, logographos , a compound of λόγος, logos , here meaning story or prose , and γράφω, grapho , write ) were the Greek historiographers and chroniclers before Herodotus, the father of history .… …   Wikipedia

  • logography — logographer, n. /loh gog reuh fee/, n. 1. printing with logotypes. 2. a method of longhand reporting, each of several reporters in succession taking down a few words. [1775 85; < Gk logographía speech writing. See LOGO , GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • logography — logographer, n. /loh gog reuh fee/, n. 1. printing with logotypes. 2. a method of longhand reporting, each of several reporters in succession taking down a few words. [1775 85; < Gk logographía speech writing. See LOGO , GRAPHY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Demosthenes — For other historical and fictional personages named Demosthenes, see Demosthenes (disambiguation). Demosthenes Bust of Demosthenes (Louvre, Paris, France) Born …   Wikipedia

  • Dinarchus — or Dinarch (Corinth, c. 361 BC – c. 291 BC) was a logographer (speech writer) in Ancient Greece. He was the last of the ten Attic orators included in the Alexandrian Canon compiled by Aristophanes of Byzantium and Aristarchus of Samothrace in the …   Wikipedia

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