National Epics

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Can you name the countries of these national epics?

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

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