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Golden Age,in classical mythology: see mythologymythology
[Greek,=the telling of stories], the entire body of myths in a given tradition, and the study of myths. Students of anthropology, folklore, and religion study myths in different ways, distinguishing them from various other forms of popular, often orally transmitted,
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legendary period under the rule of Cronus when life was easy and blissful for all. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 33]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. Classical myth the first and best age of mankind, when existence was happy, prosperous, and innocent
2. the great classical period of Latin literature, occupying approximately the 1st century bc and represented by such writers as Cicero and Virgil
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