AskDefine | Define historicity

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historic + -ity


  1. The characteristic of having existed in history.
    The historicity of Jesus is a matter of some debate among scholars.

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Historicity may mean:

See also

historicity in German: Geschichtlichkeit

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accomplished fact, actuality, authenticity, eternal verities, fact, factuality, fait accompli, good sooth, grim reality, historical truth, not a dream, objective existence, reality, sooth, the true, trueness, truth, truthfulness, ultimate truth, unerroneousness, unfallaciousness, unfalseness, veracity, verity, very truth
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