Definition of Prosopography

1. Noun. a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships ¹



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Definition of Prosopography

1. [n -PHIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prosopography

prosodists
prosody
prosoma
prosomal
prosomas
prosomata
prosopagnosia
prosopagnosic
prosopagnosics
prosopalgia
prosopalgias
prosopamnesia
prosophylline
prosopographic
prosopographies
prosopography (current term)
prosopolepsies
prosopolepsy
prosopon
prosoponology
prosopons
prosopopeia
prosopopesis
prosopopoeia
prosopopoeiae
prosopopoeias
prosopopœic
prosopopœiæ
prosos
prospect

Literary usage of Prosopography

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1. A Bishop and His World Before the Gregorian Reform: Hubert of Angers, 1006-1047 by Steven Fanning (1988)
"The developing methodology of prosopography has provided the means of expanding our knowledge of the family origins of the ruling elite of the poorly ..."

2. Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women in the Dress of Isis by Elizabeth J. Walters (1988)
"... of AD 174/5 or 175/6.112 prosopography Little is known concerning the individuals named in the inscriptions on Attic grave reliefs of the Roman period. ..."

3. The Political Organization of Attica: A Study of the Demes, Trittyes, and by John S. Traill (1975)
"17, comment on lines 15—17, where Lower Potamos should be read for Upper Potamos). Kirchner had long pointed out that the prosopography also indicated that ..."

4. The Political Organization of Attica: A Study of the Demes, Trittyes, and by John S. Traill (1975)
"17, comment on lines 15-17, where Lower Potamos should be read for Upper Potamos). Kirchner had long pointed out that the prosopography also indicated that ..."

5. Studies in Attic Epigraphy, History, and Topography by Eugene Vanderpool (1982)
"This class has been generally neglected in Attic prosopography, although Beazley has frequently called attention to it. The boundary between the two classes ..."

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