Both in East and West, the 4th and 5th centuries form the golden age of dogmatic theology, of homiletic preaching, of exposition, of letter-writing, of Church history, of religious poetry.
37-4 1) was hailed by his subjects generally as the beginning of the Golden Age.
The period of his administration has been called the " golden age " of Crete.
During the golden age she remained among men distributing blessings, but when the iron (or bronze) age came on, she was forced to withdraw, being the last of the goddesses to quit the earth.
It was so early recognized as characteristic of Chopin that a magnificent example may be seen at the end of Schumann's little tone-portrait of him in the Carnaval: a very advanced Wagnerian passage on another principle constitutes the bulk of the development in the first movement of Beethoven's sonata Les Adieux; while even in the " Golden Age " of music, and within the limits of pure diatonic concord, the unexpectedness of many of Palestrina's chords is hardly less Wagnerian than the perfect smoothness of the melodic lines which combine to produce them.
Only in familiar letters, prolegomena, and prefaces do we find the man Ficino, and learn to know his thoughts and sentiments unclouded by a mist of citations; these minor compositions have therefore a certain permanent value, and will continually be studied for the light they throw upon the learned circle gathered round Lorenzo in the golden age of humanism.
The period of his reign was the golden age of Indian architecture.
The eulogies of the last Peterborough Chronicle on his government were written after the anarchy of Stephen's reign had invested his predecessor's "good peace" with the glamour of a golden age.
Her language is the purest Tuscan of the golden age of the Italian vernacular, and with spontaneous eloquence she passes to and fro between spiritual counsel, domestic advice and political guidance.
Like Lessing, whose work he immediately continued, he was a pioneer of the golden age of this literature.
The spade of the discoverer soon showed that all the fabled glories of the ancient Assyrian capital were founded on realities, and evidence was afforded of a state of civilization and culture such as few men supposed to have existed on the earth before the Golden Age of Greece.
Contemporaries praise his justice and his virtue, and his reign was regarded, especially by Saxons and churchmen, as a golden age for Germany.
The golden age of Weimar, covered by the reign of Charles Augustus from 1775 to 1828, 'has left an indelible impress on the character of the town.
The theatre, built under Goethe's superintendence in 1825, memorable in the history of art not only for its associations with the golden age of German drama, but as having witnessed the first performances of many of Wagner's operas and other notable stage pieces, was pulled down and replaced by a new building in 1907.
By the time at least when he began to meditate his essays in the retirement of his country house it was tolerably certain that no golden age was about to return.
In former years the "Vegetarian Society" was the most active in producing literature, but since about 1901 the Order of the Golden Age has come to the front with new and up-to-date books, booklets and leaflets, and the Ideal Publishing Union has reprinted much of the earlier literature.
The chief periodicals are the Vegetarian (weekly), the Herald of the Golden Age (monthly), the Vegetarian Messenger (monthly), the Vegetarian (American monthly), the Children's Garden (monthly).
Hence, too, he spoiled nothing by anxious revision in terror lest some phrase not of the golden age should escape from his pen.
But, while the Renaissance aimed at reproducing the Augustan age of Rome, the new humanism found its golden age in Athens.
Leo's name is generally associated with the idea of the Medicean era as a golden age of science and art.
The line of Gregory was restored in 390 in the person of Isaac or Sahak, son of Nerses, and his patriarchate was the golden age of Armenian literature.
Moreover, the two hands and a castle, which form the arms of Antwerp, will not be dismissed as providing no proof by any one acquainted with the scrupulous care that heralds displayed in the golden age of chivalry before assigning or recognizing the armorial bearings of any claimant.
The golden age of the empire lasted from A.D.
contains Jewish oracles relative to the Golden Age established by Roman supremacy in the East about the middle of the 2nd century B.C. (especially 175-181: cf.
The golden age of chivalry has been variously located.
as abbot in 1057, and his rule marks the golden age of that celebrated monastery; he promoted literary activity, and established an important school of mosaic. Desiderius was created cardinal priest of Sta Cecilia by Nicholas II.
Their reign was long enough to establish this tradition in respect of ritual, and even when this golden age - as it seemed to later Scribes - was over they exercised a paramount influence upon the common people.
The golden age of " The Kings of Peace " was ended.
The greater poets who represent this type are Robert Henryson, William Dunbar, Gavin Douglas, and, to a large extent, Sir David Lyndsay - whose united genius has given high literary reputation to the so-called Golden Age.
Logic arose, at least for the Western world, in the golden age of Greek speculation which culminated in Plato and Aristotle.
It was respited by the opportunity which was afforded it of fresh draughts from the Aristotle of a less partial and purer tradition, and we have, accordingly, a golden age of revived Scholasticism beginning in the 13th century, admitting now within itself more differences than before.
Everything in short was ripe for the reception of a book that brought together, with masterly ease and vigour, the old and the new Homeric learning, and drew from it the historical proof that Homer was no single poet, writing according to art and rule, but a name which stood for a golden age of the true spontaneous poetry of genius and nature.
Why should not established institutions proceed upon the customary and convenient methods of routine, while the delights of existence were augmented, manners polished, arts developed, and a golden age of epicurean ease made decent by a state religion which no one cared to break with because no one was left to regard it seriously?
His reign is represented as a golden age of peace and prosperity and the great wealth of the sanctuary is said to have taken its beginning from the offerings at his tomb.
The golden age of the Marcionite churches falls between the years I so and 2 50.
The 16th century was the golden age of Portuguese literature;.
He could tell the princes of the states what they ought to be; and he could point them to examples of perfect virtue in former times, - to the sage founders of their own dynasty; to the sage Tang, who had founded the previous dynasty of Shang; to the sage Yu, who first established a hereditary kingdom in China; and to the greater sages still who lived in a more distant golden age.
The Vendidad, the priestly code of the Parsees, contains in 22 chapters (fargard) a kind of dualistic account of the creation (chap. 1), the legend of Yima and the golden age (chap. 2), and in the bulk of the remaining chapters the precepts of religion with regard to the cultivation of the earth, the care of useful animals, the protection of the sacred elements, such as earth, fire and water, the keeping of a man's body from defilement, together with the requisite measures of precaution, elaborate ceremonies of purification, atonements, ecclesiastical expiations, and so forth.
Cats was contemporary with Hooft and Vondel and other distinguished Dutch writers in the golden age of Dutch literature, but his Orangist and Calvinistic opinions separated him from the liberal school of Amsterdam poets.
The foe which threatened Judah has become the chastiser of Ethiopia and Assyria (ii.) and the prelude to the golden age (iii., cf.
As regards domestic agriculture, it has been often stated that the I5th century was the golden age of the English peasant, and State of that his prosperity was little affected either by the the rvral unhappy French wars of Henry VI.
Indeed he was accepted by the English people as the benefactor who had delivered them from anarchy; and if they murmured at his love of hoarding, and cursed his inquisitors Empson and Dudley, they had no wish to change the Tudor rule, and were far from regarding the times of the Lancastrian experiment as a lost golden age.
We have such unsystematic systems as Bishop Pe, -,cn's Exposition of the Apostles' Creed - a book of the golden age of great writers - or we have average 19th-century Church orthodoxy in Bishop H.
Posidonius had identified this period with the mythical " golden age "; and such ideas easily coalesced with the narrative in Genesis.
The records of this period, regarded by many Croats as the golden age of their country, are often scanty, and its chronology is still unsettled.
The akavci literature includes most of the works of the Dalmatian writers of the 15th and 16th centuries - the golden age of Serbo-Croatian literature.
It had been the ~ ~ golden age of the arquebus and the viol, of sculptors and musicians, of poets and humanists, of fratricidal conflicts and of love-songs, of mignon-s and martyrs.
To his contempt for men he added that of all ideas which might put a bridle on his ambition; and to guard against them, he inaugurated the Golden Age of the police that he might tame every moral force to his hand.
They were repaid by the confidence of the king, and the period which includes the reign of Fernando and lasts till the end of the I 4th century was the golden age of their history in Spain.
For them, as for the Jews, the 13th and 14th centuries were a golden age.
The theory of the ecliptic as representing the course of the sun through the year, divided among twelve constellations with a measurement of 30 to each division, is also of Babylonian origin, as has now been definitely proved; but it does not appear to have been perfected until after the fall of the Babylonian empire in 539 B.C. Similarly, the other accomplishments of Babylonian astronomers, such as their system or rather systems of moon calculations and the drawing up of planetary tablets, belong to this late period, so that the golden age of Babylonian astronomy belongs not to the remote past, as was until recently supposed, but to the Seleucid period, i.e.
The golden age of Brunei was nevertheless at an end, and there is little more of importance to record.
A legend, afterwards transferred to Frederick Barbarossa, told how he sat in a cavern in the Kyffhausser before a stone table through which his beard had grown, waiting for the time for him to awake and restore to the Empire the golden age of peace.
After 1190, during the Golden Age of the art poetry (Kunstdichtung) of the Minnesingers, a professional poet (Rudolf von Ems?) again remodelled the poem, introducing further interpolations, and changing the title from Der Nibelunge Not into Das Nibelungenliet, this version being the basis of the group C. The MS. A, as proved by its partial excellence, is based directly on Konrad's work, with additions borrowed from B.
There never was a golden age of public housing.
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Out of This World: The Golden Age of the Celestial Atlas.
Closer than ever, you are now standing at the dawn of a new and bright golden age of love and true brotherhood.
But the golden age of growth was also much more than simple technological catch-up.
collectors of movie memorabilia are not just interested in the golden age.
cusp of a new golden age for British food, and its future is in our hands.
hardcover collection includes the early SUPERMAN comics that recount the Golden Age adventures of the Man of Steel.
They ' constantly hark back to the golden age of their youth.
So was there a Newsnight golden age when all items were pure, serious and relentlessly high-minded?
This process of change was marked by a brief interregnum, famously, " The Golden Age of Parliament " .
Darkened hallways instruments silicon valley's golden age seem hackneyed even ketchup sandwhiches during.
This edition he " gets misty-eyed about the golden age of the train... .
Was the seventh century ' the golden age of female monasticism '?
This is not a result of some nostalgic harking back to a golden age of municipal socialism.
wallow in nostalgia for a lost golden age.
4 This moral ideal rendered considerable services to civilization; we must not forget these, in the offence which the myth of a primitive golden age may offer to our historic sense.
The new Oriental word is frequently employed by Herodotus; and there are abundant references to the use of the thing among the writers of the golden age of Attic literature (see, for example, Aristophanes, Plut.
The German Minnesinger and romance-writers, whose golden age corresponded with that of the Hohenstaufen, were not content only to sing the joy of life or the chivalrous virtues of courage, courtesy and reverence for women; they in some sort anticipated the underlying ideas of the Reformation by championing the claims of the German nation against the papal monarchy and pure religion, as they conceived it, against the arrogance and corruption of the clergy.
But Dal~Il~is great enterprise was not abandoned; a stronger hand, a higher genius, was to continue and to complete it, and this genius was found Flrdous in Firdousi (9401020; 328411 A.H.), with whom we enter the golden age of the national epopee in Persia (see Frsoous!).
Its reawakening of the arts derived chiefly from seeking to recapture something thought lost from a past Golden Age.
Their aim, he said, was nothing less than "the lifting, from the backs and from the hearts of men, of their burden of arms and of fears, so that they may find before them a golden age of freedom and of peace."
Having said all of that, government should certainly be watched with a suspicious eye, for it could conceivably delay or derail our ascent to the next golden age.
As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.
The Golden Age was first created, which without any avenger Spontaneously without law cherished fidelity and rectitude.
Tony Blair has remarked that his respect agenda is not meant to wallow in nostalgia for a lost golden age.
They are classic pieces of Italian engineering from the golden age of the scooter, the 1960s.
This so-called golden age in history conjures images of classy, dapper, smart gentleman for a reason!
National parks - If you're over 62, $10 buys a Golden Age Passport, permitting lifetime free access to all American national parks.
Park entry discounts such as the National Park Service Golden Age Passport for seniors that are at least 62 years old.
Known as the Golden Age of American dolls, the 1950s saw a huge increase in the popularity of character and baby dolls as a favorite toy of little girls across the country.
The Golden Age of Postcards Early 1900s by Benjamin H.
It was a golden age for soap operas, super couples and daytime romance.
Silver Screen Loungerie - exactly as it sounds - a selection of slips, nightgowns, peignoir sets and other luxurious lingerie from the golden age of cinema.
They named her after golden age cinema great Bette Davis (although they pronounced the name differently).
When penning the Star Wars theme song, John Williams wanted a song that harkened back to Golden Age Hollywood cinema.
Although there may have been something of a golden age of protest music during that time, folk songs that protested political and cultural circumstances date back much further than that.
Despite increased scrutiny from the outside, the late 80s through the mid 90s is considered to be a golden age for rap music.
Nas released his debut album, Illmatic, during the golden age of rap, but even though the competition was fierce, he always stood out as a landmark artist.
It is Campbell who is credited with fostering the writers who are now considered writers of the Golden Age of Sci-Fi.
While Ray Bradbury is considered one of the authors of the Golden Age of Science Fiction, it's not completely clear that what he writes is science fiction at all.
Science Fiction Societies sprang up in the 'fifties, the Golden Age of Science Fiction, out of a need for people who enjoyed an esoteric topic to find other like-minded souls who shared their passion.
Aliens were unknowable BEMs well into science fiction's Golden Age.
Isaac Asimov's Foundation Trilogy is a classic of Golden Age Sci-Fi.
An unusual entry into our gender-bender category - a novel by Golden Age icon Isaac Asimov, known for years for the chasteness of his prose, The Gods Themselves was published in 1972 and won both the Hugo and the Nebula awards.
Over the course of several decades, the JSA became associated with the Golden Age of heroes and lived on an alternate earth from the JLA, which featured the more modern or "Silver Age" brand of heroes.
The Golden Age Wonder Woman of Earth-Two even married her Steve Trevor and gave birth to a daughter: Hippolyta.
Second Period: from 80 to 42 B.C. The last age of the republic coincides with the first half of the Golden age of Roman literature.
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