We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more

Citation for anachronism

Citation styles are based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Ed., and the MLA Style Manual, 2nd Ed..

MLA

"anachronism." In Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Jan 19, 2022. <http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t999/e21>.

Chicago

"anachronism." In Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Oxford Biblical Studies Online, http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t999/e21 (accessed Jan 19, 2022).

anachronism

(ah‐nah′‐krow‐nizm) an element in a story that is out of place because it did not exist at the time of the story. Anachronisms can be valuable clues to the time when a story was written.

© Oxford University Press 2009. All Rights Reserved