What is epic?

  • (noun): A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds.
    Synonyms: epic poem, heroic poem, epos
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on epic, epics:

War Epic Films
... An epic film is an epic genre that emphasizes human drama on a grand scale ... Epics are more ambitious in scope than other film genres, and their ambitious nature helps to differentiate them from similar genres such as the period ... Epic historical films often take a historical or imagined event, or a mythic, legendary, or heroic figure and add an extravagant, spectacular setting and lavish ...
Jersey Bound Trunk Crew - Recognition and MTV
2007, Jersey Bound was selected as one of mtvU and Epic Records' Top 50 in their Artist of the Year contest on BestMusicOnCampus.com ... The winner of the contest wins a $1.5 million record deal with Epic Records ... The mtvU and Epic Records contest ended in May, a rock band winning the contest ...
Pabuji Ki Phad - Other Narration
... His legendary epic, written much much earlier to that of the Epic of Pabhuji, is also popular and painted on Phads ... and are sung in the same manner as the Pabhuji epic ... This epic is also sung by the Bhopas ...
Epic Battles
... Epic Battles is a collectible card game by Score Entertainment released in September 2005 ... As of February 2007, Score has stopped production on Epic Battles ...
Epic - Other
... Epic (skyscraper), an urban residential skyscraper in Downtown Miami completed in 2008 Epic Skate Park, the largest indoor skateboard park in Europe Per Glossary of climbing ...

More definitions of "epic":

  • (adj): Constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic.
    Example: "Epic tradition"
    Synonyms: epical
  • (adj): Very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale).
    Example: "An epic voyage"
    Synonyms: heroic, larger-than-life

Famous quotes containing the word epic:

    An epic of worry rather than of high tragedy.
    —E.M. (Edward Morgan)

    The epic of disbelief
    Blares oftener and soon, will soon be constant.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    In an age robbed of religious symbols, going to the shops replaces going to the church.... We have a free choice, but at a price. We can win experience, but never achieve innocence. Marx knew that the epic activities of the modern world involve not lance and sword but dry goods.
    Stephen Bayley (b. 1951)