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Ages in History, English Literature, Mythology - MCQS Study Notes

Ages in History, English Literature, Mythology

Ages in history, Ages in English literature, Mythology, 3 ages in history stone-bronze-iron system for general knowledge, one paper mcqs exams and other exams.

 

ICE AGE:

The Pleistocene Epoch is typically defined as the time period in the ages in history that began about 2.6 million years ago and lasted until about 11,700 years ago. The most recent Ice Age occurred then, as glaciers covered huge parts of the planet Earth.

 

THREE AGES IN HISTORY (3 AGE SYSTEM)

The three-age system is the categorization of history into time periods in ages in history divisible by three; for example, the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age, although it also refers to other tripartite divisions of historic time periods. In history, archaeology and  physical anthropology, the three-age system is a methodological concept adopted during the 19th century by which artifacts and events of late prehistory and early history could be ordered into a recognizable chronology.

i. STONE AGE:

Period in ages in history before Bronze Age in which men used tools and weapons made of stone. The Stone Age was a broad prehistoric period during which stone was widely used to make implements with an edge, a point, or a percussion surface. The period lasted roughly 3.4 million years and ended between 8700 BCE and 2000 BCE with the advent of metalworking.

ii. BRONZE AGE:

Period when people used bronze tools; period from 3000 to 100 BC.

iii. IRON AGE:

Period when people first used iron tools and weapons, It began at about 1200 BC and lasted 100 years.

 

AUGUSTAN AGE:

(1) It refers to the reign of the Emperor Augustan 27 BC to 14 BC in Latin literature,

(2) English Literature the early 18th century

(3) In French Literature in 1600.

 

MIDDLE AGE:

Period between ancient times and the modern period often given as between the fall of Roman Empire in AD 476 to the fall of Constantinople in AD 453.

 

DARK AGES:

Period from the fall of Rome in 476 AD until 1000s.

 

ELIZABETHAN AGE:

Period of the feudal system in Europe from 700s to 1400s.

 

MACHINE AGE:

Name given to the period of industrialization in Britain began 1750.

 

VICTORIAN AGE:

Period when Queen Victoria reigned i.e. 1837-1901. It was an age of technological progress and public morality.

 

AGE OF REASON:

The 18th Century when philosophy was gaining ground in Europe.

 

ATOMIC AGE:

Period since the explosion of the first atom bomb at Alamogordo, New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

 

GOLDEN AGE:

The best period of country or literature is called Golden Age.

 

 

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