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synonyms for epics

  • legend
  • narrative
  • tale
  • saga
  • heroic poem
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antonyms for epics

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  • short story
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An epic poem in sixteen cantos, Coln , is no more successful than modern epics usually are.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
They performed mighty epics of work down there in the darkness amid the rumbling, falling roof.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
We must first ask to what manner of audiences did the poets sing, in the alleged four centuries of the evolution of the Epics.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
The whole situation, we shall show, recurs again and again in the epics of feudal France, the later epics of feudal discontent.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
In the mediaeval epics, as in Homer, there is no idea of recourse to a duel between the Over-Lord and his peer.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
The French national epics, like those of the Achaeans, deal mainly with legends of a long past legendary age.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
The oldest French texts of their epics are small volumes, each page containing some thirty lines in one column.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
Passing to the Middle Ages, shall we compare the epics of the twelfth century, the comic and the morality plays?
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
Great epics have always been more or less of this character—only the construction has been of the past, not of the future.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Was not the "Cypria" celebrated among the epics of antiquity, a precursor to the Iliad itself?
THE ROYAL PAWN OF VENICEMRS. LAWRENCE TURNBULL
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