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"Hence Romance was first merely a general designation applied to works written in the vernacular as opposed to those composed in Latin; and was often applied to real history. Its first application to an epic poem was in the title of Wace's "Roman du Brut.""--History of Fiction (1814) by John Colin Dunlop

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  1. An extended narrative poem in elevated or dignified language, celebrating the feats of a legendary or traditional hero.
    The Icelandic epic took all night to recite.
  2. A series of events considered appropriate to an epic.
    The book was an epic in four volumes.

Epic may refer to:

In film and literature:

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