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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.
The Genre of Epic Literature and Poetry - Ancient / Classical History
Epic poetry is distinct from other literary genres because of its content and style.
19 Terms to Know From Homeric Epic - Ancient / Classical History
These are terms you should know when reading Homer's epics.
Epic Poetry: Definition - Classic Literature in Translation - About.com
Definition: 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, ...
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.
Aristotle on Epic Poetry - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
XXIII Epic Poetry. XXIV (Epic Poetry continued.) Further points of agreement with Tragedy. XXV Critical Objections brought against Poetry, and the principles on ...
Eight Classic Historical Epic Movies - Classic Movies - About.com
It worked for a time, but by the early 1960s these epics proved too costly to make. Studios shied away from making these epics for decades, and it would take ...
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  ...
Beowulf - What You Need to Know About the Epic Poem
Beowulf is the oldest surviving epic poem in the English language and the earliest piece of vernacular European literature. It was written in Old English, the  ...
Interview - The Homeric Epics and the Gospel of Mark
Interview with the author of 'The Homeric Epics and the Gospel of Mark,' by Dennis R. MacDonald.
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