As I said, Balzac wrote about an epoch that is curiously like our own.
At the same time, it is the hallmark of brilliant people whatever their civilization, epoch, or area of expertise.
Prague Fatale is authentic because Kerr can muffle the horror of this epoch in dramatic irony but he can also shout it out loud.
Meteoric masses have been found, however, the fall of which probably occurred at an epoch still more ancient.
The mail, at this epoch, was very different from what it is at present.
In 1881 the death of Father Barroti marked an epoch in the history of this church.
But at that epoch I did not admire anything belonging to the Germans.
The publication of this work marked an epoch in metaphysics.
But in this country and at this epoch this is exactly what it has not got.
Tukulti-Mnib's reign thus marks an epoch in the history of his country.
1610s, epocha, "point marking the start of a new period in time" (e.g. the founding of Rome, the birth of Christ, the Hegira), from Late Latin epocha, from Greek epokhe "stoppage, fixed point of time," from epekhein "to pause, take up a position," from epi "on" (see epi-) + ekhein "to hold" (see scheme (n.)). Transferred sense of "a period of time" is 1620s; geological usage (not a precise measurement) is from 1802.