By Gordon Rugg
The idea of a Golden Age has been around for a while, in one form or another.
How many forms? There’s a good argument for there being 28 forms.
Why 28? That’s what this article is about. I’ll look not only at the idea of the Golden Age, but also at some of the related issues which ripple out from it, including archetypal plots in fiction, history and politics.
Gold, silver and bronze from the Classical Age