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[anachronism]

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Used to identify a statement that is anachronistic (does not suit the time period in question), such as describing an ancient lawmaker as a "parliamentarian", or a modern record player as a "gramophone".

See alsoEdit

  • {{Anachronism}} – banner version of template for when entire article or section has anachronism problems (e.g. a section improperly analyzing Classical Greek actors as "stars" and the theatre of that era as something akin to Broadway)

TemplateDataEdit

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TemplateData for Anachronism inline

Banner version of template for when entire article or section has anachronism problems

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Reasonreason

Explanation of why this is anachronistic

Example
There were no automobiles in the Eastern Roman Empire
Stringsuggested
Month and yeardate

no description

Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Datesuggested