heroic age

noun
1.
one of the five periods in human history, when, according to Hesiod, gods and demigods performed heroic and glorious deeds.
2.
any period in the history of a nation, especially in ancient Greece and Rome, when great heroes of legend lived: Achilles, Agamemnon, and others of Greece's heroic age.

Origin:
1825–35

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heroic age
 
n
the period in an ancient culture, when legendary heroes are said to have lived

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The localization is significant, and the stories reproduce the life and atmosphere of the northern heroic age.
In short, they are the marvels of an heroic age, told with the fine incredulous air of a polite one.
His soul belongs to the heroic age, but his heart to that of gold.
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