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Definition of Historical

Historical
Historic His*tor"ic, Historical His*tor"ic*al, a. [L. historicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. historique. See History.] Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; the historic page. -- His*tor"ic*al*ness, n. -- His*to*ric"i*ty, n. There warriors frowning in historic brass. --Pope. Historical painting, that branch of painting which represents the events of history. Historical sense, that meaning of a passage which is deduced from the circumstances of time, place, etc., under which it was written. The historic sense, the capacity to conceive and represent the unity and significance of a past era or age.

Meaning of Historical from wikipedia

- interpretation of these events. Historians s**** knowledge of the past using historical sources such as written do****ents, oral accounts, art and material artifacts...
- A historical drama (also period drama, costume drama, and period piece) is a work set in a past time period, usually used in the context of film and television...
- Historical materialism, also known as the materialist conception of history, is a methodology used by scientific socialists and Marxist historiographers...
- Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. Although the term is commonly used as a synonym...
- Historical source (also known as historical material or historical data) is an original source that contains important historical information. These sources...
- The term "historical Jesus" refers to the reconstruction of the life and teachings of Jesus by critical historical methods, in contrast to religious interpretations...
- Historical linguistics, also termed diachronic linguistics, is the scientific study of language change over time. Prin****l concerns of historical linguistics...
- Historical criticism, also known as the historical-critical method or higher criticism, is a branch of criticism that investigates the origins of ancient...
- In historiography, the term historical revisionism identifies the re-interpretation of a historical account. It usually involves challenging the orthodox...
- Historical particularism (coined by Marvin Harris in 1968) is widely considered the first American anthropological school of thought. Closely ****ociated...