Epics

Mighty Thor

The traditional epics are long narrative poems about heroes with unusual lives like Beowulf, performing great deeds which were beyond the capabilities of ordinary men. Some of these epics are based on the exploits of real historical figures, but these exploits became greater over time that often they became super human beings. Mighty Thor is […]

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The Epics of Sundiata and the Odyssey

An epic is a long narrative poem that recounts the doings of a legendary hero whose action determines the fate of people or a nation surrounding them. The epic of Sundiata recapitulates the story of the foundation of the Mali Empire. The epic is told by the griot, an African oral storyteller who is responsible […]

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