HyperDic: epic_poem

English > 1 sense of the expression epic poem:
NOUNcommunicationepic poem, heroic poem, epic, eposa long / long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
English > epic poem: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA long / long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds.
Synonymsheroic poem, epic, epos
InstancesAeneidAn epic in Latin by Virgil
Divine Comedy, Divina CommediaA narrative epic poem written by Dante
IliadA Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy
NibelungenliedAn epic poem written in Middle High German and based on the legends of Siegfried and Teutonic kings
OdysseyA Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
Narrowerchanson de gesteOld French epic poems
heroic verse, heroic meter, heroicA verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes
rhapsodyAn epic poem adapted for recitation
Broaderpoem, verse formA composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
Spanishépica, epos, poema épico, poema heróico
Catalanèpica, poema èpic

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