Who Invented the Golden Age

  title={Who Invented the Golden Age},
  author={H. Baldry},
  journal={Classical Quarterly},
  • H. Baldry
  • Published 1952
  • History
  • Classical Quarterly
There are many passages in ancient literature which depict an imaginary existence different from the hardships of real life-an existence blessed with Nature's bounty, untroubled by strife or want. Naturally this happy state is always placed somewhere or sometime outside normal human experience, whether ‘off the map’ in some remote quarter of the world, or in Elysium after death, or in the dim future or the distant past. Such an imaginary time of bliss in the past or the future has become known… Expand