Heroic Age

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Heroic Age may refer to:

Periods of time[edit]

  • Greek Heroic Age, in Greek mythology, the period at which semi-divine and human heroes are supposed to have lived, between the coming of the Greeks to Thessaly and the Greek return from Troy. Considered one of the five Ages of Man.
  • Germanic Heroic Age, 4th and 5th centuries CE, period of early historic or quasi-historic events reflected in Germanic heroic poetry
  • Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, from 1895–1917, when the Antarctic continent was a focus of international efforts towards exploration.
  • Heroic Age of Medicine, c. 1860 – 1910, when aggressive medical techniques were used. See Heroic medicine.

Literature and published works[edit]