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Epos Definition

Poetry Definition of Epos

Epos, ep'os, n. the elementary stage of epic poetry: an epic poem: a series of events such as are treated in epic poetry. [L.,—Gr. epos, a word.]


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[n] a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
[n] a body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme

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epic, epic poem

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\Ep"os\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] An epic.

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