epos

epos

[ep-os]
noun
1.
an epic.
2.
epic poetry.
3.
a group of poems, transmitted orally, concerned with parts of a common epic theme.
4.
a series of events suitable for treatment in epic poetry.

Origin:
1825–35; < Latin < Greek épos speech, tale, song; akin to Latin vōx voice, Sanskrit vácas word, hymn

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epos (ˈɛpɒs)
 
n
1.  a body of poetry in which the tradition of a people is conveyed, esp a group of poems concerned with a common epic theme
2.  another word for epic
 
[C19: via Latin from Greek: speech, word, epic poem, song; related to Latin vōxvoice]

EPOS (ˈiːpɒs)
 
n acronym for
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