Historical vs Pyramidology - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between historical and pyramidology

is that historical is a historical romance while pyramidology is the study of pyramids, but from a supernatural or new-age perspective, rather than the historical or archaeological viewpoint.

As an adjective historical

is pertaining to the history, to what happened in the past.

historical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Pertaining to the history, to what happened in the past.
  • Usage notes

    * * See the usage notes about (m) for more.

    Synonyms

    * historic

    Derived terms

    * ahistorical * art-historical

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A historical romance.
  • * 1999 , Anne K. Kaler, Rosemary E. Johnson-Kurek, Romantic Conventions , page 63:
  • However, as regular romance readers know, the romance novels that appear on the best-seller lists are not Harlequins at all, but rather historicals and contemporaries, which vary widely from the Harlequin pattern in style, plot, and character.

    pyramidology

    Noun

    (-)
  • The study of pyramids, but from a supernatural or new-age perspective, rather than the historical or archaeological viewpoint.
  • See also

    *pyramidologist

    References