OTHER WORDS FROM epic
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH epicepic , epoch
How to use epic in a sentence
This is a Hollywood director at the height of his powers creating original, wildly ambitious epics.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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.From ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ to ‘Medal of Honor’ Video Game: The SEAL Team Six Gift Guide|Benjamin Schor|December 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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.The Underworld|James 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.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for epic
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Cultural definitions for epic
A long narrative poem written in elevated style, in which heroes of great historical or legendary importance perform valorous deeds. The setting is vast in scope, covering great nations, the world, or the universe, and the action is important to the history of a nation or people. The Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Aeneid are some great epics from world literature, and two great epics in English are Beowulf and Paradise Lost.