National Epics

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

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