[Ads-l] Antedating of "Biographer"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Oct 1 11:21:22 EDT 2020


biographer (OED 1644)

1634 Francis Hickes Certaine Select Dialogues of Lucian​ (Early English Books Online)  I have thought best, to gather him out of himselfe, and, so, as near as I can, make the author his owne Biographer​.

Fred Shapiro

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