There was a so called Golden Age in the 16th and 17th centuries in countries like England, Spain, the Netherlands and Poland. Did other European countries have a similar Golden Age at that time, for example Germany and Italy?
#119120. Asked by author. (Dec 03 10 6:40 PM)
There was an Italian Renaissance.|
Never started, theoretically the golden age is a temporal term originated from early Greek and Roman poets. The term refers to a time when mankind lived in a utopia and was pure and/or immortal. It usually ends with a devastating event, identified to the Fall of Man.
If you are referring to the metaphoric use of the word then you maybe surprised by the number of so called “Golden Ages” are society has experienced.
Golden Age in Societies:
Athenian Golden Age presided by Pericles (445 BC – 429 BC)
Golden age of Latin literature, the period in Latin literature between Cicero and Ovid. (75 BC – 14 AD)
Islamic Golden Age (750 – 1500)
Chinese Golden Age. From the beginning of the Tang Dynasty to the end of the Tang Dynasty. (618 – 907)
Golden age of Jewish culture in Spain (900 – 1100)
Siglo de oro:
the powerful Spanish Empire between 16th and 17th centuries
the later Spanish Golden Age of the arts in the 17th century.
Golden Age of England presided by Elizabeth I of England. (1558 – 1603)
Dutch Golden Age, 17th century
German Golden Age, German Empire, 1871-1914
Polish Golden Age, 16th century, early 17th century
Grand Siècle, the reigns of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. (1610 – 1715)
Golden Age of Piracy (1715 – 1730)
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