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Augustan Age

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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, Hindûstan, Portugal, etc., see ditto.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Augean Stables
Augsburg Confession
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August
Augusta
Augustan Age
Augustan History
Augustine (The Second)
Augustinians
Augustus
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