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The epic cycle is usually considered a series of stories from ancient Greece focusing on the Trojan War. Besides the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey," these Trojan War stories include:

  • Kypria (date unknown)
  • Aithiopus, by Arktinos of Miletos (776-744 B.C.)
  • Little Iliad (date undecided)
  • The Sack of Ilion (c 776 B.C.)
  • Nostoi - The Returns (of various heroes, date unknown)
  • Telegony (c. 568 B.C.).
[Source: www.tezcat.com/~videoc/Iliad/epic.html]

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Although not part of the epic cycle, the Aeneid tells stories from the Trojan War from the perspective of the Trojan/Romans.

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