Sentence Examples


  • Of Naples marked his recognition of Vico's merits by appointing him historiographer-royal, with a yearly stipend of t oo ducats.
  • Of Spain; and that monarch appointed Herrera first historiographer of the Indies, and one of the historiographers of Castile.
  • But about the year 1452 he finally retired to Florence, where he was admitted to the burghership, and on the death of Carlo Aretino in 1453 was appointed chancellor and historiographer to the republic. He had already built himself a villa in Valdarno, which he adorned with a collection of antique sculpture, coins and inscriptions.
  • That is to say, he was appointed Burgundian historiographer with a recommendation to write also on other subjects not strictly within the scope of a chronicler.
  • Of Sa`d-ud-Din's successors in the office of imperial historiographer the most remarkable for literary power is Na`ima.