This category is for oral and semiliterary epics. For literary epics, see Arts/Literature/Poetry/Forms/Epic_and_Narrative/. An epic or epos is a long poem or cycle of poems narrating the deeds of heroes, or a nation's history.
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Alpamysh: Central Asian Identity under Russian Rule
History and politics of the Central Asian epic Alpamysh.
The Archaic Epic and Its Relationship to Ritual
Article by E. S. Novik discussing the relationships between rituals and folklore texts.
The Mechanisms of Epic Plot and the Mongolian Geseriad
Article by S. Ju. Nekludov discussing changes in the plot of the Geser epic by comparing variant versions.
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