epic poetry

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Noun1.epic poetry - poetry celebrating the deeds of some hero
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
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Manas-Kyrgyz Heroic Epic collection of professor Beksultan Jakiyev is being widely discussed on the social media lately.
Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth isn't a grand heroic epic, but it succeeds as a vehicle for frequent punch lines and entertaining wackiness.
We look forward at this achievement with admiration and appreciation as our champions have written a wonderful heroic epic among the strongest runners of the world and surpassed several giant countries in sports, which reflects on the solid base of runners thanks to the support of the wise leadership, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and all the members of the Association's Board of Directors.
The mock heroic epic, Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope was also performed on the stage by the students of 4th semester, undergraduate program.
She also noted that the Bureau is seeking to name some of Kuwait's streets after the martyrs, indicating that there are endeavors to put a memorial at the Shuhada Street to remind Kuwaiti people of the heroic epic.
Once again, the Lebanese army has triumphed a heroic epic, a thing which emphasizes its ability, along with the legitimate security forces, to protect the borders of Lebanon from repeated terrorist attacks," the Minister said in a statement, saluting the Army which "has proven once again its ability to preserve and protect the inside of the country.
works, into seven parts, each of which is prefaced with a quotation from an ancient Welsh heroic epic, Y Gododdin, which commemorates the destruction of a 300-man raiding One of his most famous works, In Parenthesis, is divided into seven parts, each of which is prefaced with a quotation from an ancient Welsh heroic epic, Y Gododdin, which commemorates the destruction of a 300-man raiding party by the English at the battle of Catraeth.
As is known, although in a traditional epic such as Vergil's Aeneid the love-affair (amor) is not incompatible with the martial theme (arma), the former appears as a threat to the latter and thus "[t]he elegiac intrusion here should end in favour of the domination of the heroic epic"; however, from Ovid's day on, Roman epic incorporated a great number of elegiac themes with erotic and emotional intimations which decreased the distance between the two genres, heroic epic and erotic elegy (22).
It was hardly the heroic epic that Spain had created in Mexico and Peru.
The Armenian national heroic epic "David of Sassoun" is dedicated to the deeds of four generations of heroes - Sanasar and
A new exhibition, Shahnama: The Persian Book of Kings (opened February 25), features 14th- to 17th-century illustrations from this heroic epic.
Arma virumque cano, "Wars and a man I sing" (47) opens the very first line of Virgil's Aeneid, explaining the dimensions of heroic epic.