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Epic Cycle

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

A collection of early Greek epics, artificially arranged in a series so as to make a narrative extending from the beginning of the world to the end of the heroic age. Apart from the Iliad a...

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Epic Cycle

Martin Litchfield West.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 1115 words.

Epic Cycle, ἐπικὸς κύκλος, a collection of early Greek epics, artificially arranged in a series so as to make a narrative extending from the beginning of the world to the end of the heroic age. Apart...

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Epic Cycle

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

A collection of early Greek epics, artificially arranged in a series so as to make a narrative extending from the beginning of the world to the end of the heroic age. Apart from the Iliad a...

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The Epic Cycle

M. L. West.

March 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Classical Literature. 352 pages.

The Iliad and Odyssey do not cover the main story of the Trojan War. The whole saga, which includes Zeus' plan to reduce the world's population, the Judgment of Paris and seduction of...

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Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle

Benjamin Sammons.

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Classical Literature. 272 pages.

From a corpus of Greek epics known in antiquity as the “Epic Cycle,” six poems dealt with the same Trojan War mythology as the Homeric poems. Though they are now lost, these poems were much...

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Epic Cycle

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 518 words.

a collection of early Greek epics, artificially arranged in a series so as to make a narrative extending from the

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Epic Cycle

Martin Litchfield West.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1043 words.

ἐπικὸς κύκλος, a collection of early Greek epics, artificially arranged in a series so as to make a narrative extending

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Epic Cycle

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1083 words.

a collection of early Greek epics, artificially arranged in a series so as to make a narrative extending from the beginning of the world to the end of the heroic age. Apart from the ...

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Epic Cycle

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 218 words.

Name given to a collection of Greek epics (excluding the Iliad and Odyssey), of which only some 120 lines

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The story according to the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Cycle

in The Trojan War

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeology; Ancient Greek History. 5650 words.

‘The story according to the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Cycle’ introduces the presentation of the story in the earliest classical sources. The story of the war is told through the Epic...

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Duty-cycled radiofrequency pulmonary vein isolation: an epic journey between enthusiasm and aversion

Claudia Herrera Siklódy.

in EP Europace

November 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 1294 words.

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Eugammon

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Epic poet. See Epic Cycle, para. 4 (13).

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Eugammon

Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 9 words.

epic poet. See Epic Cycle, para. 4 (13).

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Leschēs

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 21 words.

Epic poet, known as the author of the Little Iliad or the Iliupersis (see Epic Cycle).

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invulnerability

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 59 words.

was commonly ascribed to the legendary heroes in the ‘cyclic’ epic tradition (see epic cycle), but is rigorously

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invulnerability

Alan H. Griffiths.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 267 words.

was commonly ascribed to the legendary heroes in the ‘cyclic’ epic tradition (see Epic Cycle), but is rigorously

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Crusade Cycle

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 253 words.

Group of OFr. epic poems loosely based on the First *Crusade. Two cycles exist: the ‘first cycle’ of 12th-

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Stasī'nus

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 15 words.

Of Cyprus, sometimes named as the author of the Cypria (see Epic Cycle).

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Ālhā Epic

David Leeming.

in A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 37 words.

A popular epic cycle sung among the Hindi-speaking peoples of Northern India, the Ālhā epic tells of twelfth century wars

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Cinaethon of Lacedaemon

Martin Litchfield West.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 61 words.

Cinaethon of Lacedaemon (?6th cent. bce), *epic-genealogical poet (see genealogy), sporadically credited with the Little Iliad, Oedipodia, Telegony (see epic cycle), and a Heraclea.

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invulnerability

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 279 words.

was commonly ascribed to the legendary heroes in the ‘cyclic’ epic tradition (see epic cycle), but is rigorously excluded from the Homeric poems (...

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