Literature Quiz / National Epics

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

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