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
epic, epic poem
Aeneid, chanson de geste, heroic verse, Iliad, Nibelungenlied, Odyssey, poem, poesy, poetry, rhapsody, verse, verse form
\Ep"os\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] An epic.