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Definition of Historical

Historical

  1. Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; the historic page.

Historical Quotations

'Easter' is a movable event, calculated by the relative positions of sun and moon, an impossible way of fixing year by year the anniversary of a historical event, but a very natural and indeed inevitable way of calculating a solar festival. These changing dates do not point to the history of a man, but to the hero of a solar myth.
Annie Besant

Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place in museums; others, we take for walks.
Roger Caras

The psychoanalytic method is essentially a historical method.
Erik Erikson

The difference between the Parthenon and the World Trade Center, between a French wine glass and a German beer mug, between Bach and John Philip Sousa, between Sophocles and Shakespeare, between a bicycle and a horse, though explicable by historical moment, necessity, and destiny, is before all a difference of imagination.
Guy Davenport

The Sixties are now considered a historical period, just like the Roman Empire.
Dave Barry
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Historical Translations

historical in German is historische, geschichtlich, historisch
historical in Swedish is historisk
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