The abduction of maidens and wives is more frequent in the epos.
The Veda, the epos, and all tradition was on the side of the Brahmans.
It is skill in arms and strength which gains their wives for the heroes of the epos.
The ancient tradition is on the whole truly kept in the epos.
The masterpiece of Camoens, the Lusiads, is the epos of discovery.
Herein lay its most sublime creation; here was its poem, its drama, its epos.
Thus far, it is obvious, the epos goes to work upon the names of the tribes, and changes them into the names of heroes or kings.
Elegy, as we have seen, was the first slight deviation from epos.
epos, p. 65, places the fragment in the Finn episode, between ll.
Ithaca, according to the Homeric epos, was the royal seat and residence of King Odysseus.