Histórian. n.s. [historicus, Latin; historien, French.] A writer of facts and events; a writer of history.
What thanks sufficient, or what recompence
Equal, have I to render thee, divine
Historian! Milton's Paradise Lost, b. viii.
Our country, which has produced writers of the first figure in every other kind of work, has been very barren in good historians. Addison's Freeholder.
Not added years on years my task could close,
The long historian of my country's woes. Pope's Odyssey.