transhistorical

adjective
trans·his·tor·i·cal | \ˌtran(t)s-(h)i-ˈstȯr-i-kəl, ˌtranz-, -ˈstär-\

Definition of transhistorical 

: transcending historical bounds

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The Frans Hals Museum has shifted its strategy to bring in transhistorical ideas. Nina Siegal, New York Times, "Museums Shake Things Up by Mixing Old and New," 20 Apr. 2018

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1909, in the meaning defined above

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