Template:Anachronism inline

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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".

  • {{Anachronism inline|date=June 2024|reason=It describes a modern record player as a "gramophone".}} produces [anachronism]

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This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly parameter usage report for this template.

TemplateData for Anachronism inline

Use this inline template to tag a statement that is anachronistic (does not suit the time period in question).

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

Month and yeardate

Month and year of tagging; e.g., 'January 2013', but not 'jan13'

January 2013
Auto value

Explanation of why the statement is anachronistic

There were no automobiles in the Eastern Roman Empire.

See also

  • {{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)