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Augustan Age

The best literary period of a nation; so called from Augustus, the Emperor of Rome, the most palmy time of Latin literature. Horace, Ovid, Propertius, Tibullus, Virgil, etc., flourished in this reign.

Augustan Age of English Literature.
Beginning in the reign of Elizabeth and ending in that of James I. For list of authors, see Historic Note-book, p. 59.

Augustan Age of China, France, Germany, Hindustan, Portugal
, etc., see ditto.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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