Augustan meaning

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Of or relating to Augustus or his reign, considered as a time of great prosperity in the Roman Empire and great refinement in Latin literature.
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Of or relating to English literature during the early 1700s, characterized by refinement of style.
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Of or characteristic of Augustus Caesar, his reign (27 b.c.- a.d. 14), or its Latin literature.
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Designating or characteristic of any age like Augustus' age, esp. in having standards or tastes that are classic, as the period of Pope and Addison in English literature.
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A person writing in an Augustan age.
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Pertaining to the times of the Roman emperor Augustus (63 BCE - 14 CE).
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Pertaining to the Roman poetic literature during this time.
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Pertaining to the period of English literature during the first half of the 18th century, known for satire and political themes.
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Origin of augustan

  • From Augustus, a Roman emperor who ruled a period of peace and prosperity known as the Pax Romana or Pax Augusta

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