prosopography

pros·o·pog·ra·phy
[pros-uh-pog-ruh-fee]

1.
a study of a collection of persons or characters, especially their appearances, careers, personalities, etc., within a historical, literary, or social context.
2.
a description of a person’s appearance, career, personality, etc.

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2 responses to “prosopography

  1. This is a useful word to describe what I am doing in the study of individuals or peoples in history.

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