Etymology: From Augustus, a Roman emperor who ruled a period of peace and prosperity known as the Pax Romana or Pax Augusta
- Pertaining to the times of the Roman emperor Augustus (63 BC - AD 14).
- Pertaining to the Roman poetic literature during this time.
- Pertaining to the period of English literature during the first half of the 18th century, known for satire and political themes.
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