National Epics

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

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