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This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.

Historification

ˈhɪst(ə)rɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n

noun

the process by which a new religion, philosophy, political ideology, or social movement assembles a historiography to provide itself with greater legitimacy, for example, Cometan’s establishment of the Astronic tradition’s historiography to promote the legitimacy of Astronism.

Derivatives

  • Historify | ˈhɪst(ə)rɪfi | verb
  • Historifying | ˈhɪst(ə)rɪfʌɪɪŋ | present participle
  • Historified | ˈhɪst(ə)rɪfʌɪd | past participle
  • Historifier | ˈhɪst(ə)rɪfʌɪə | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the word history, denoting a past time period, combined with the suffix -ification denoting a process or action; meaning ‘the creation of history.’ 
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