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The epic story of the hero Perseus’ decapitation of the monstrous Gorgon Medusa is one of the more enduring tales from classical mythology. 1 There are several references to this Gorgon lore in Virgil’s Aeneid , careful consideration of which will
-Islamic materials, the so-called national epic of Abu al-Qasem Ferdowsi , the Book of the Kings (Shahname), as well as belief narratives from the monumental contemporary collection of Iranian tales, The Dictionary of Iranian Folktales (Farhang-e Afsaneha
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autobiography that the Josephine era brought about a literary revival in Hungary and Péczeli made a substantial contribution to the rise of national literature by translating and publishing a series of plays by Voltaire, but most of all his epic poem, La
of four sub-corpora, two of which (interpretations from Italian into English and “original” or non-mediated speeches in English) are based on EPIC, the European Parliament Interpreting Corpus. EPIC is a trilingual (English, Spanish, Italian) “open
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This paper discusses several prose epic works of modern Hungarian and Croatian literature which attempt to characterize each other through stereotypes formed about the other. Setting the characterizations of “the foreign” and of “the own” in prose epic works follows the demands of the national narrative in both literary traditions.*