Literature Quiz / National Epics

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Can you name the countries of these national epics?

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

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