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Can you name the countries of these national epics?

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

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