Origin of Augustan
Examples from the Web for augustan
It would seem that society was shocked at the avowed infidelity of the Augustan age.The Apostles|Ernest Renan
The familiar use of these participles by the Augustan poets with an accusative attached (galeam indutus, traiectus lora).
In his later works, Pope took Augustan satire about as far as it could go.The Methodist|Evan Lloyd
The cross was adored by the ancient Greeks and Romans for centuries before the Augustan era.
Here was quartered the second Augustan legion, and this was the principal Roman town in the country of the Silures.
1640s, from Latin Augustanus, "pertaining to Augustus (Caesar)," whose reign was connected with "the palmy period of Latin literature" [OED]; hence, "period of purity and refinement in any national literature" (1712).