la epopeya
-the epic
See the entry for epopeya.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (literature)
a. epic
La antigua epopeya relata las aventuras de Gilgamesh, el rey mítico de Uruk.The ancient epic tells the story of Gilgamesh, the mythic king of Uruk.
La película sobre Cleopatra está presentada como una epopeya moderna.The movie about Cleopatra is presented as a modern epic.
b. epic poem
En el colegio estudiábamos las epopeyas homéricas como la Ilíada.At school we studied Homeric epic poems like the Iliad.
2. (heroic accomplishment)
a. feat
Mudarse a la otra punta de la ciudad en el espacio de un día es una auténtica epopeya.Moving to the other side of the city in a single day is quite a feat.
3. (glorious deeds)
a. heroic deeds
Diego Rivera fue convocado para narrar la epopeya del pueblo mexicano a través de la pintura.Diego Rivera was called to narrate the heroic deeds of the Mexican nation through his paintings.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (poema)
a. epic
2. (hazaña)
a. feat
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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