Literature Quiz / National Epics

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Can you name the countries of these national epics?

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

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