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noun as in long story

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This is a Hollywood director at the height of his powers creating original, wildly ambitious epics.

His father had read him stories, like King Arthur, epics of kingdoms won and lost.

Books, video games, made-for-TV movies, and Hollywood epics: this military operation is the gift that keeps on giving.

It is also one of the few epics of Modernity—a movement birthed in the city—to concern the outer reaches, the wilds.

What is the Aeneid if not a re-imagining of the Homeric epics?

An epic poem in sixteen cantos, Coln , is no more successful than modern epics usually are.

They performed mighty epics of work down there in the darkness amid the rumbling, falling roof.

We must first ask to what manner of audiences did the poets sing, in the alleged four centuries of the evolution of the Epics.

The whole situation, we shall show, recurs again and again in the epics of feudal France, the later epics of feudal discontent.

In the mediaeval epics, as in Homer, there is no idea of recourse to a duel between the Over-Lord and his peer.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to epics, such as: tale, legend, narrative, saga, and heroic poem.

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