Poetry : Ancient, Classical & Medieval eBooks

Poetry: Ancient, Classical & Medieval eBooks

This category contains ancient, classical, and medieval poetry. Poetry as an art form predates literacy. Some of the earliest poetry is believed to have been orally recited or sung. Following the development of writing, poetry has since developed into increasingly structured forms.

An epic poem is a lengthy narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation. wo of the most well known epic ancient poems are those by Homer: The Odyssey and The Illiad.