In some respects it does not tally with the conditions of the heroic age, of which Homer sings.
But the heroic age of Christianity—was it possible then that Christianity too could rise to the heroic?
It is the typical work of an heroic age of plant-morphology.
The form of society in an heroic age is aristocratic and magnificent.
The circumstances of an heroic age may be found in numberless times and places, in the history of the world.
But these heirlooms were not the whole stock of the heroic age.
To-day's the heroic age, and the true brand o' hero is al'ays in the market.
What the heroic age is to tradition, the Persian invasion is to history.
In the heroic age, the fire-bringing animal is displaced by the fire-bringing hero.
Doubtless its origin belongs to the beginnings of the heroic age.