Augustan age

Definition of Augustan age

of any national literature, the period of its highest state of purity and refinement; - so called because the reign of Augustus Cæsar was the golden age of Roman literature. Thus the reign of Louis XIV. (b. 1638) has been called the Augustan age of French literature, and that of Queen Anne (b. 1664) the Augustan age of English literature.

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