National Epics

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

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