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Top 100 Great Epics of the World - Part II

Updated on May 4, 2017
A scene from Indian epic Abhijnana Sakunthalam
A scene from Indian epic Abhijnana Sakunthalam | Source

Top 100 Epics of The World : Part II

This article is the second part of Top 100 Famous Epics of The World . This list consists of most celebrated 100 epics of all time from the treasure house of world literature.

Top 100 Famous Epics of The World : 21 - 40

21. Silappadikaram by Prince Ilango Adigal (Tamil)

22. Hermann and Dorothea by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German epic)

23. Vladimir by Mikhail Matveyevich Kheraskov

24. Manimekalai by Seethalai Saathanar (Tamil)

25. Taghribat Bani Hilal (Arabic)

26. Kundalakesi by a Buddhist poet (Tamil)

27. Punica by Silius Italicus (Latin)

28. Thebaid and Achilleid by Statius

29. Saundaranandakavya by Asvaghoṣa (Indian epic )

30. Posthomerica by Quintus of Smyrna

31. Evangeliorum libri by Juvencus (Latin)

32. The Bridge by Hart Crane (English)

33. Raghuvaṃśa by Kalidasa (Indian epic )

34. De Raptu Proserpinae by Claudian ( Latin)

35. Dionysiaca by Nonnus (Greek epic)

36. The Tale of Kieu by Nguyen Du (Vietnamese epic )

37. Kiratarjuniya by Bharavi (Sanskrit)

38. Shishupala Vadha by Magha (Sanskrit)

39. David of Sasun (Armenian)

40. Ruodlieb (Latin)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe | Source

Top 100 Famous Epics of The World : 41 - 60

41.Digenis Akritas (Greek)

42. Epic of King Gesar (Tibetan)

43. Civaka Cintamani by Tirutakakatevar (Tamil)

44. The Knight in the Panther Skin by Shota Rustaveli (Georgean epic)

45. Alexandreis by Walter of Châtillon (Latin)

46. Ramacharitamanasa by Goswami Tulsidas ( Hindi)

47. De bello Troiano and the lost Antiocheis by Joseph of Exeter (Latin)

48. The Tale of Igor's Campaign and Bylinas ( Old East Slavic)

49. Philippide by William the Breton (Latin)

50. Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach - German

51. Sirat al-Zahir Baibars (Arabic)

52. De triumphis ecclesiae by Johannes de Garlandia (Latin)

53. Gesta Regum Britanniae by William of Rennes (Latin)

54. Jewang ungi by Yi Seung-hyu ( Korea)

55. Cursor Mundi by an anonymous (Middle English)

56. The Tale of the Heike (Japanese )

57.Valayapati by a Jaina poet (Tamil)

58. Allit erative Morte Arthure (Middle English)

59. Orlando innamorato by Matteo Maria Boiardo (Italian epic)

60. Shmuel-Bukh (Old Yiddish)

Top 100 Famous Epics of The World : 61 - 80

61. Savitri by Aurobindo Ghose (English)

62. Mlokhim-Bukh (Old Yiddish)

63. Book of Dede Korkut (Turkish Epic)

64. La Gerusalemme liberata by Torquato Tasso (Italian epic)

65. Lepanto by King James VI of Scotland

66. Matilda by Michael Drayton (English)

67. The Barons' Wars by Michael Drayton (English)

68. The Purple Island by Phineas Fletcher(English)

69. Davideis by Abraham Cowley (English)

70. Omeros by Derek Walcott

71. Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

72. Pan Tadeusz by Adam Mickiewicz

73. Prince Arthur by Richard Blackmore (English)

74. Kurukshetra by Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' (Hindi)

75. Eliza by Richard Blackmore (English)

76. Columbus by Ubertino Carrara

77. Henriade by Voltaire (French epic)

78. Alfred by Richard Blackmore (English)

79. Leonidas by Richard Glover (English epic)

80.Prometheus Bound by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (English)

Top 100 Famous Epics of The World : 81 - 100

81. Epigoniad by William Wilkie

82. The Highlander; by James Macpherson( Scottish Gaelic epic)

83. The Works of Ossian by James MacPherson ( Scottish Gaelic epic)

84. O Uraguai by Basílio da Gama (Brazilian epic)

85. The Odyssey by Nikos Kazantzakis (Greek )

86. Lalita Ke Aansoo by Krant M. L. Verma ( Hindi)

87. Der Messias by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (German epic)

88. Rossiada by Mikhail Matveyevich Kheraskov (Russian epic)

89. Athenaid by Richard Glover

90. Joan of Arc by Robert Southey (English)

91. Thalaba the Destroyer by Robert Southey( English)

92. Madoc by Robert Southey ( English)

93. Chanson de Roland (Old French)

94. Columbiad by Joel Barlow (English)

95. Phra Aphai Mani by Sunthorn Phu (Thai epic)

96. Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (English)

97. Kalevipoeg by Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald (Estonian epic)

98. Canigó by Jacint Verdaguer (Catalan epic)

99. Lacplesis by Andrejs Pumpurs (Latvian epic)

100. Lahuta e Malcís by Gjergj Fishta (Albanian epic)


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