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Definition of Augustan

Augustan
Augustan Au*gus"tan, a. [L. Augustanus, fr. Augustus. See August, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to Augustus C[ae]sar or to his times. 2. Of or pertaining to the town of Augsburg. Augustan age of any national literature, the period of its highest state of purity and refinement; -- so called because the reign of Augustus C[ae]sar 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. Augustan confession (Eccl. Hist.), or confession of Augsburg, drawn up at Augusta Vindelicorum, or Augsburg, by Luther and Melanchthon, in 1530, contains the principles of the Protestants, and their reasons for separating from the Roman Catholic church.

Meaning of Augustan from wikipedia

- Augustan literature (sometimes referred to misleadingly as Georgian literature) is a style of British literature produced during the reigns of Queen Anne...
- Augustan Age may refer to the period of Roman history when Augustus was the first emperor the period of Latin literature ****ociated with the reign of Augustus:...
- literature (ancient Rome) Augustan prose Augustan poetry Augustan Reprint Society Augustan literature Augustan History Augustan drama Augustan Society A current...
- In Latin literature, Augustan poetry is the poetry that flourished during the reign of Caesar Augustus as Emperor of Rome, most notably including the works...
- Augustan prose is somewhat ill-defined, as the definition of "Augustan" relies primarily upon changes in taste in poetry. However, the general time represented...
- 10/11), fond of the days of pre-Augustan republican liberty in which he had been born, openly criticized the Augustan regime. In the beginning of his...
- Augustan drama can refer to the dramas of Ancient Rome during the reign of Caesar Augustus, but it most commonly refers to the plays of Great Britain in...
- Augustan literature refers to the pieces of Latin literature that were written during the reign of Caesar Augustus (27 BC–AD 14), the first Roman emperor...
- propaganda war have shaped the po****r perceptions about Cleopatra from Augustan-period literature through to various media in modern times. Cleopatra was...
- The term "Augustan literature" is often used for Augustan drama, Augustan poetry and Augustan prose in the period 1700–1740s. The term "Augustan" refers...
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