Translation of epic in Spanish:

epic

Pronunciation: /ˈepɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

(usually before noun/generalmente delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 [poem/poetry/film] épico
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    • Christopher Marlowe's epic poem Hero and Leander, which is based on an ancient Greek myth, says more about the customs of contemporary England than of the ancient Greeks.
    • The heroes of most epic poems, in particular, can be seen as symbolic and fictitious figures invented and contrived by poets to convey religious and political ideals.
    • To kill one, whether or not with a crossbow, as in Coleridge's epic poem, was considered the ultimate omen of bad luck.
    1.2 [achievement/struggle] colosal, de epopeya it was an epic journey el viaje fue toda una epopeya on an epic scale a or en gran escala
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    • Both species can engage in river journeys of epic scale.
    • I'm trying to tell you about something of grand, epic proportions.
    • My problem with this book is that while epic in scope it isn't in storytelling.

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