A-Z: General definitions
- Alpha and Omega
- American Civil War
- American Dream
- American War of Independence
- Ananias and Sapphira
- Ancient of Days
- Andrew Marvell
- Angel of light
A-Z: General definitions: Anachronism
DefinitionA statement or image which fails to take account of historical time ('chronos' in Greek means 'time'). For example, Shakespeare mentions a 'doublet' in 'Julius Caesar', although this was an Elizabethan, not a Roman, item of clothing.
TranslationGreek: 'chronos' means time.
1. Imitation, copy, likeness, statue, picture in literature, art or imagination. 2. A figure of speech in which a person or object or happening is described in terms of some other person, object or action (i.e. as a metaphor or simile)
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