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Examples of Epic poems

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Caila Gonzales

on 12 November 2013

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Transcript of Examples of Epic poems

This is an epic poem from Ancient Mesopotamia and is among the earliest known works of literary fiction. Scholars surmise that a series of Sumerian legends and poems about the mythological hero-king Gilgamesh, who might have been a real ruler in the late Early Dynastic II period (ca. 27th century BCE), were gathered into a longer Akkadian poem long afterward, with the most complete version existing today preserved on twelve clay tablets in the library collection of the 7th century BC Assyrian king Ashurbanipal.
Epic of Gilgamesh
The Ring and the Book is a long dramatic narrative poem, and, more specifically, a verse novel, of 21,000 lines, written by Robert Browning.
The Ring and the Book
The Lady of Shalott
"Candle in the Wind" is a song with music and lyrics by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. It was originally written in 1973, in honour of Marilyn Monroe, who had died 11 years earlier.
Candle in the Wind
The Lady of Shalott" is a metrical uale by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892).
"On the Pulse of Morning" is a poem by African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou that she read at the first inauguration of President Bill Clinton on January 20, 1993.
On the Pulse of Morning
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