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- proper n. A period of time ranging from part of the 17th century through much of the 18th century, characterized particularly by the importance of logic and reason.
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The Mayan calendar spoke of twenty-two cycles of fifty-two years . . . we gave them that to keep track of the thirteen heaven cycles that would end roughly about a hundred and fifty years before the next culture that would dominate the world crawled out of the Dark Ages into the so-called Age of Enlightenment around 1541.