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golden age

A period of or defined by outstanding excellence, quality, prosperity, or achievement. This Halloween, we're having a marathon of all the monster movies from the golden age of cinema. Many people look back on the 1950s as some kind of golden age, completely ignoring or denying many of the deep-rooted social injustices that typified that time in America.
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golden age

A period of prosperity or excellent achievement, as in Some consider the baroque period the golden age of choral music. The expression dates from the mid-1500s, when it was first applied to a period of classical Latin poetry.
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The occasion: The launch of the Stories from the Golden Age (www.
But a group of African-American activists charting the ``Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs'' exhibition are certain of one thing: He didn't look white.
1 -- 2 -- color) A King Tut statue, above, and part of a balustrade, below, are on display at LACMA's ``Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs.
A number of contributions trace the corporal metaphor in Golden Age political thought and treatises: Charles Davis, in the case of Spanish Tacitism, where the metaphor serves to suggest that political processes obey natural laws to be studied by the prince as physician of the body politic; Bartolome Bennassar, in the political works of a number of seventeenth-century writers; Christine AguilarAdan, in the so-called "crisis literature" of seventeenth-century Castile where the analogy state-body is the organizing principle for considering the "illness" of the body politic as well as possible remedies; Araceli GuillaumeAlonso, in various juridical treatises, beginning with Alfonso X's Partidas; and Josette Riandiere La Roche, in Quevedo's Politica de Dios (1626).
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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, the season's hottest ticket, now including a CT scan of the mummy and video images.
Conspicuously absent, then, is the most renowned Golden Age diatribe against theater, Jesuit Mariana's De Rege et Regis Institutione - dedicated to Philip IV's father - thematically an heir to that of Jesuit Rivadeneira, forecaster of the Providential "triumph" of the Armada, whom Rupp often quotes as an influence on Calderon.
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," an extensive collection of more than 130 treasures from the tomb of King Tut, other Valley of the Kings tombs and additional ancient sites, will be on view at The Franklin Institute now through Sept.
SyDNEY (CyHAN)- China-Australia relations are entering a golden age thanks to China's local expatriate community, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Saturday.
On Thursday, 8 October, gardeners of Keukenhof planted the first bulbs for a spectacular new flower mosaic of the Golden Age.
For the next sixty years these 'floating palaces,' with their private cabins, and dining, smoking, and viewing salons, red-uniformed dragoman guides, and organized donkey excursions, carried the aristocratic, moneyed, and adventurous of international society of the time Using period photography, and colorful vintage posters and advertising material, "On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel" tells the story of the people, the places, and the boats, from pioneering Nile travelers like Amelia Edwards and Lucie Duff Gordon, through to famed later passengers, such as Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle, and, of course, Agatha Christie, whose staging of a death on the Nile only added to the allure.
Any interested in the golden age of the institution will find this offers insights into education, enlightenment, and how a research center came to occupy a central position in American education and research.
Q: In 2011, the IEA predicted what it called "the golden age of gas" with production rising 50% over the next 25 years.
com)-- In 2013, fantasy author Ron Glick debuted his Golden Age Preservation Project through the Kindle publication of the entire “Amazing-Man Comics” series, and earlier this year published the entire original “Mystery Men Comics” series featuring the Golden Age Blue Beetle.
I believe we are living in a golden age of golf for Northern Ireland.