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National Epics by Kate Milner Rabb

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Poetry

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8471581M
ISBN 101419136747
ISBN 109781419136740

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  National Epics Contents: The Râmâyana -- The Mahâ-bhârata -- The Iliad -- The Odyssey -- The Kalevala -- The Aeneid -- Beowulf -- The Niebelungen lied -- The Song of Roland -- The Shah-nameh -- The Poem of the Cid -- The Divine comedy -- The Orlando Furioso -- The Lusiad -- The Jerusalem delivered -- Paradise lost -- Paradise regained. Language. In , international experts on comparative epic research met in Finland, to debate the role of the Finnish national epic. As material for comparison they used textualized epics from Europe and epic traditions, some of them still preserved in oral form, from America, Africa, and Central and Southern Asia.3/5(1). The complete text of National Epics. The Story of the Iliad. For nine years a fleet of one thousand one hundred and eighty-six ships and an army of more than one hundred thousand Greeks, under the command of Agamemnon, lay before King Priam’s city of Troy to avenge the wrongs of Menelaus, King of Sparta, and to reclaim Helen, his wife, who had been carried away by Priam’s son Paris, at the. Epic! is the #1 children’s digital library for kids 12 and under, offering access to o high-quality books for kids, learning videos, reading quizzes and more. It's an unlimited reading library your child can take anywhere! Start your free day trial today. Only $ per month after the first 30 days/5(K).