National Epics

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

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