Translation of epic in Spanish:

epic

épico, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈɛpɪk//ˈɛpɪk/

adjective

  • 1

    (poetry/poem/film) épico
  • 2

    (achievement/struggle) colosal
    (achievement/struggle) de epopeya
    it was an epic journey el viaje fue toda una epopeya
    • on an epic scale a / en gran escala

noun

  • 1

    (poem)
    poema épico masculine
    • Scouring the Latvian woods and lakeside territories for the capercaillie is reminiscent of Lewis Carroll's epic poem ‘The Hunting of the Snark’.
    • He legitimated the cultivation of lyrical tropes, as the poet used them to enrich what is otherwise a lofty epic poem on the First Crusade.
    • When he starts reciting epic poetry in gravelly French it is rather overwhelming.
    • 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.
    • By the seventh century, scribes had written down Anglo-Saxon Chronicles and the oral epic poem, Beowulf.
    • The hero El Cid, who became the subject of an epic poem, modeled these qualities.
    • The most famous early bardic poets, Taliesin and Aneirin, wrote epic poems about Welsh events and legends around the seventh century.
    • Milton formed the intention of writing a great epic poem, as he tells us, as early as 1639.
    • Biographers were ever the under-belly of the literary world, patronised because they weren't epic poets or triple-decker novelists, and demonised as gossips and sneaks.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge said in the introduction to his epic poem Kubla Khan that he had ‘heard’ the whole thing in an opium-induced slumber.
    • The epic poem ‘Beowulf’ will be performed on the night.
    • The editor in him couldn't resist trying to translate the great epic poem into English.
    • Seamus Heaney is one of the United Kingdom's most respected poets and Beowulf stands as one of the greatest epic poems in English literature.
    • In these workshops, interactive in nature and aimed as an intercultural dialogue, he sets out ‘towards an exploration’ of the epic poem.
    • The production is based on the epic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow about a Native American named Hiawatha, a real man who lived some 500 years ago.
    • To kill one, whether or not with a crossbow, as in Coleridge's epic poem, was considered the ultimate omen of bad luck.
    • As he says in the introduction, ‘There is an attempt here to create an epic poem.’
    • JRR Tolkien, after all, was a pioneering scholar of Anglo-Saxon poetry and wrote a definitive reinterpretation of the epic poem.
    • That's because Oxford classicists have finally unwrapped the Oxyrhynchus Papyri, discovering hundreds of lost Greek comedies, tragedies and epic poems.
    • The castaways in time begin an epic journey across a transformed world.
    • The first movie in the epic trilogy will keep you glued to your seat.
    • Taken together - 1,174 pages in total - these books form an epic trilogy.
    • And even though it will be a more epic tale, it will be done in the right way.
    • I know that as epic as the performances of the athletes were, there were similarly heroic contributions that are almost entirely overlooked.
    • The pictures tell a more epic tale than a million words could.
    • My problem with this book is that while epic in scope it isn't in storytelling.
    • We had some epic battles but we feel we have done ourselves justice.
    • The poem describes an epic battle between giants and the Greek gods and includes imagery of a great battle far out at sea.
    • A few minutes after the race, we found out that it had been a truly epic battle.
    • He says it was the most epic thing he had ever been involved in.
    • In fact it could represent a problem of almost epic proportions.
    • But, I should begin at the beginning, where all epic tales begin.
    • Great epic adventures don't need a voice!
    • IT has been a truly epic journey, some 10 years in the making.
    • I'm trying to tell you about something of grand, epic proportions.
    • At certain moments, their set achieved almost epic proportions.
    • Maybe I could tell you that our feat of alcohol consumption was of truly epic proportions.
    • I did enjoy it but for a blockbuster I expected a more epic vision.
    • Both species can engage in river journeys of epic scale.
  • 2

    (film) superproducción feminine
    (novel) epopeya feminine
  • 3

    (momentous series of events)
    epopeya feminine