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Ancient Classical Epic Poetry - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Ancient Classical epic poetry is defined in terms of its content and style.
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The Genre of Epic Literature and Poetry - Ancient/Classical History
Epic poetry is distinct from other literary genres because of its content and style.
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Epic - Greek Epic Poetry - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Homer's Iliad and Odyssey are the main Greek epics, but the other writers of the Trojan Cycle and Hesiod are also epic poets.
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Eight Classic Historical Epic Movies - Classic Movies - About.com
It would take computer generated special effects for them to even think about doing such large scale movies again. Here are eight classic historical epics from  ...
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6 Classic Biblical Epics - Classic Movies - About.com
While historical epics showcased stories set in antiquity, religious epics drew inspiration from the world's most popular book, The Bible. Whether depicting the  ...
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Epic Poetry: Definition - Classic Literature in Translation - About.com
Main Ideas: Epic poems are long compositions in verse that have a few distinct features. The typical epic describes the beginning or founding of a city, country, ...
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19 Terms to Know From Homeric Epic - Ancient/Classical History
These are terms you should know when reading Homer's epics.
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Homer - Troy - Homer and "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey"
Read details about Homer and his epics, the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey". ... Credited with writing the great epics about the Trojan War, the "Iliad" and the " Odyssey," ...
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Guide Picks: American Epic Poems of the 20th Century - Poetry
... half of the 20th century” and were immediately accosted: “It's the ONLY epic poem!” Wrong! we said. Here are more epics, recommended by your Poetry Guides.
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Classic Movies: Epics and War Stories
If you're looking for the great sword-and-sandal epics of ancient Greece and Rome, wartime romance or the blood, guts and glory of classic war films, this is the ...
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