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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.
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.
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  ...
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  ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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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