horographer

horographer

(hɒˈrɒɡrəfə)
n
1. (Horology) a person who reckons time
2. (Horology) a person who constructs instruments for reckoning the time
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Horographers, he maintained, composed local chronicles which were arranged annalistically, beginning with the foundation of the city in the Heroic Age and recording in succession the name of the eponymous city official and the important events for each year (horos).
The premise underlying Jacoby's criticism was his assumption that Dionysius' definition refers only to the authors he expressly names as having composed local chronicles and as being "horographers." On closer examination, however, we can see that Dionysius' account applies to all these early writers' works, including those of Hecataeus and Acusilaus, whom Jacoby identified as "genealogists." After enumerating some of the archaioi sungrapheis, Dionysius declares: