A golden age is a period of time during which a very high level of achievement is reached in a particular field of activity, especially in art or literature. Most prominent and influential greek statesman, orator and general of athens during the golden age kresilas was a greek sculptor in the classical period best known for his statue pericles with the corinthian helmet. Scholars date the beginning of the classical period with the invasion of greece by the persians and its end with the death of alexander the great during the second half of the 400's bc, athens, which had emerged as the most powerful greek city-state, was the center of greek art. Why was the classical period a golden age for athens the city became very wealthy and attracted many talented people from all over greece it was the hub of greek architecture, arts, literature, and philosophy. Golden age, in latin literature, the period, from approximately 70 bc to ad 18, during which the latin language was brought to perfection as a literary medium and many latin classical masterpieces were composed.
• golden age (noun) the noun golden age has 3 senses: 1 a time period when some activity or skill was at its peak 2 any period (sometimes imaginary) of great peace and prosperity and happiness 3 (classical mythology) the first and best age of the world, a time of ideal happiness, prosperity, and innocence by extension, any flourishing and outstanding period familiarity information: golden age used as a noun is uncommon. The first temples, erected here during the archaic period, were destroyed by the persians in 480, but when the city-state entered its golden age (c460-430), its ruler pericles appointed the sculptor phidias to oversee the construction of a new complex most of the new buildings (the parthenon, the propylaea) were designed according to doric. Wrti's susan lewis has more on the golden age of the piano concerts were given in small spaces, and it was a mark of an educated person to have a piano in your home, to study music, and to be able to play.
The period of gupta empire is called the golden age or classical age of india in many sense trade and economy: india's trade with the western countries flourished during the satvahan-shunga era ie 2nd century bce - 2nd century ce but this trade was disturbed by foreign rulers like the scythians (saka) and parthians (pahlava. The archaic period (ca 800-500 bc) was the formative era of greek art, while the classical period (ca 500-330 bc) was the culminating age the history of large-scale sculpture in europe essentially begins with ancient greece only a handful of large sculpted works were produced by earlier cultures. The archaic period gave way to what may be the most well-known ancient greek artistic era: the classical period classical art features many depictions of the human form and musculature, and its. From the magazine classical music's new golden age thanks to period-music evangelists, breathtaking virtuosity, and millions of listeners, the art form remains vibrant.
But much of their golden age remains, and we are devoted to bringing it to life again in the athens agora the agora was the beating heart of classical athens. The classical period is sometimes called the golden age of chamber music 3 at first, most chamber music was thought of as after-dinner entertainment. The classical period was a golden age for literature and the arts, take it from shmoop the big writers from this period include all those greek and roman guys who wrote epics, like homer of the iliad and odyssey fame, and the roman poet virgil who wrote the aeneid. Timeline of greek civilization 8000 bce: mesolithic period (8300-7000) earliest evidence of burials found in franchthi cave in the argolid, greece. Classical greece was a period of around 200 years (5th and 4th centuries bce) in greek culture this classical period saw the annexation of much of modern-day greece by the persian empire  and its subsequent independence.
Classical hollywood cinema, classical hollywood narrative, and classical continuity are terms used in film criticism which designate both a narrative and visual style of film-making which developed in and characterized american cinema between the 1910s and the early 1960s, and eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of film-making worldwide. Classical art (480 - 323 bc) was created during a golden age, from the time athens rose to prominence and greek expansion, right up until the death of alexander the great the classical age could be seen as a turning point in art and produced some of the most exquisite sculptures known today. The so-called golden age of athenian culture flourished under the leadership of pericles (495-429 bc), a brilliant general, orator, patron of the arts and the classical period was an era of. Classical period (600 bce to 600 ce) ap world history died in 323 bce,at age of 33 hellenistic empires important developments of the classical era reduced risks. The fifth age, sangum yuga (confluence age), is given to the last 100 years of the fourth age and represents the period when the iron age is destroyed and the next golden age is created the world drama is the story of the rise and fall of human souls during their sojourn in this world.
The classical ideal of democracy was now superseded by despotism perhaps as rigorous as any that egypt or persia had ever produced the hellenic devotion to simplicity and the golden mean gave way to extravagance in art and to a love of luxury and riotous excess. Girls of the classical period (500-323 bc) in athens were not given the same opportunities for education as boys in fact, in hi marrou's wonderful book, a history of education in antiquity , there is no mention of education for athenian girls at all during the classical period. In the classical period, athens was a center for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of plato's akademia and aristotle's lyceum, athens was also the birthplace of socrates, pericles, sophocles.
The period between 350 and 550 ce is known as the golden age of india because of the large achievements indians made in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, science, religion and philosophy. China's tang dynasty golden age is routinely described as one of the most brilliant eras in chinese history under tang rule and leadership, china became the wealthiest, most populous, and most sophisticated civilization on earth. 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.