In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Mythologythe Golden Age — la Edad de Oro
- However, like all golden ages, the Danish one was something of an illusion, as the title of this book implies.
- Arthur legends have an apocalyptic tone to them: once upon a time, there was a golden age, now lost.
- The golden age was a constant springtime of pleasure, peace, and contentment.
- But the good stuff survives and most of the lousy and mediocre stuff disappears, and people remember golden ages that never were.
- But the evidence proves the Mesolithic was hardly a golden age of peace and universal goodwill between people.
- The truth is that the golden age isn't exactly imaginary.
- They hate the dynamism and boundless optimism of its people while they are static and look backward to an imagined golden age.
- In the south there was often a hankering for a past golden age on the reserves, with a rich communal life, some farming and a blended culture.
- But I'd like a report twenty years or so from now, when you may well look back on this time as a golden age.
- Now, the golden age of Cordoba is evoked as a symbol of the harmony that might be possible in the future.
- In order for society to advance, the theory went, it needed to go back to some golden age in the past.
- It's a glimpse into the golden age of kings, a lost world of luxury, political scheming, extravagance and hedonism.
- The citizens imagine an ideal golden age without the need for labour.
- Critics could rightly charge that the report had waxed nostalgic about an imaginary golden age.
- Of course Cracow was our medieval historical capital and it symbolised to us the golden age of Polish history.
- Elsewhere, the empire is generally considered to have been enjoying a golden age of tranquillity and prosperity.
- Are these events recorded to tantalise us with a past golden age in which we can have no part?
- Most of the rest of the media seemed to join in, yearning for a lost golden age.
- They looked back longingly to a mythical golden age in a medieval past.
- It is an imperialist movement, yearning for an imagined golden age which it hopes to recreate.
2(most flourishing period)época dorada feminineedad de oro femininethe Golden Age of Spanish literature — el Siglo de Oro
- Everyone accepts that the 1970s were a golden age for American cinema.
- History has already anointed the 1970s as the last golden age of American cinema.
- She is like a screen siren from the golden age of cinema - composed, elegant and glamorous.
- The past thirty years have been a golden age for the study of cognitive development.
- Research has shown that knowledge of this art had its golden age at some remote period in the past.
- Comedy is supposedly enjoying a national golden age at the moment.
- The 17th and 18th centuries saw a golden age of frame-making develop in France.
- So many greats in an era that we now know was the last golden age of heavyweight boxing, an era over which he reigned supreme.
- Indeed, the past eight years may come to be regarded as something of a golden age of American democracy.
- Yet this big screen resurgence cannot compare to the original golden age.
- That leaves grunge, which is indeed emerging as a golden age of rock, perhaps the genre's last hurrah.
- Julius says the next 100 years are going to be a glorious golden age of maths, of science.
- The golden age of building in Shanghai was the period between the two world wars.
- The senior band of 35 plays a wide range of music from the golden age of swing to more up tempo and funky numbers.
- The 19th century was a golden age for wine writing in Britain.
- Commentators always assume there was a golden age of cinema that must have passed them by.
- It is clearly a handsome design from an era some proclaim to be the technical golden age of Scottish housebuilding.
- It's an homage to both the history of the building and the golden age of cinema.
- It celebrates not only Christmas but the artistic and commercial peak of the golden age of popular song writing.
- Opening the new season on January 27 is That'll be the Day, a riotous romp through the golden age of rock 'n' roll.
3US(late middle age)the golden age — la madurez feminine
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