• Colloque international: « The Dutch Golden Age: a new aurea aetas ? The revival of a myth in the seventeenth-century Republic »

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    The ambiguity of the Dutch notion of the Golden Age , which first appears during the second part of the sixteenth century, is intriguing. It refers firstly to the golden age, as it was described by Greek and Roman authors, a mythical society that existed under the protection of Saturn, in peace and happiness and in harmony with nature. But the notion is also used by the Dutch themselves to designate the society that they were part of - or wished to be part of - , after the independence of the United Provinces from the Spanish reign. As a model. .. → En lire plus
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