Origin of Augustan
Related Words for augustanclassic, humanistic, academic, attic, Latin, Hellenic, Doric, Greek, roman, scholastic, Ionic, Grecian, bookish, canonical, Augustan, Homeric, Virgilian, belletristic
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Historical Examples of augustan
The Augustan Age was comical enough, if we may trust some of Horaces satires.The Comic Latin Grammar
In his later works, Pope took Augustan satire about as far as it could go.
It must recognize that there is little hope in going back to lofty Augustan ideals.
Churchill and Robert Lloyd are explicit in their wish to break from Augustan style.
It may be that we have here a pair of poets, the two most prominent of the Augustan Age.Pompeii, Its Life and Art
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).