National Epics

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Epic NameCountryAuthor
AeneidVirgil
Epic of King GesarVarious
Epic of GilgameshUnknown
Kakawin Rāmâyaṇa or RamakavacaUnknown
Story of SinuheUnknown
Os LusíadasLuís de Camões
Cantar de Mio CidUnknown
Phra Lak Phra LamUnknown
The Iliad and the OdysseyHomer
De Leeuw van Vlaanderen (The Lion of ________)Unknown
La Araucana/The AraucaniadAlonso de Ercilla y Zuñiga
ShahnamehFerdowsi
Táin Bó Cúailnge (The Cattle Raid of Cooley)Unknown
Martín FierroJosé Hernández
Beowulf or The Henriad or Paradise Lost or the Faerie QueeneUnknown or William Shakespeare or John Milton or Edmund Spencer
Epic NameCountryAuthor
Divina Commedia (The Divine Comedy)Dante Alighieri
Mahabharata or RamayanaVyasa or Valmiki
La Chanson de Roland (The Song of Roland)Unknown
Epic of SundiataUnknown
A Confederação dos Tamoios or CaramuruGonçalves de Magalhães or Diogo Álvares Correia
The Old Testament/TanakhVarious
ვეფხისტყაოსანი (The Knight in the Panther's Skin)Shota Rustaveli
L'Atlantida and Canigó (An autonomous region)Jacint Verdaguer
Слово о полку Игореве (Tale of Igor's Campaign)Unknown
The Brus or OssianJohn Barbour or James MacPherson
KalevalaElias Lönnrot
The Columbiad or Leaves of Grass or Song of HiawathaJoel Barlow or Henry Wadsworth Longfellow or Walt Whitman
HamzanamaUnknown
NibelungenliedUnknown

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