bible epic

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The retelling of biblical narratives using the conventions of epic, Graeco-Roman or vernacular. The transposition of biblical texts into classical genres began before the Christian era, among Diaspora Jews. Christian ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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