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116 books · 202 voters · list created July 29th, 2008 by Gerrit (votes) .
Tags: best, epic, poetry
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message 1: by Michelle (new)

Michelle "The Divine Comedy" and "The Iliad" show up twice in two different editions. Can someone combine the votes and delete the edition with less votes, or is this impossible? Thanks!


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads I combined duplicates; that should have gotten it.


message 3: by Katrina (new)

Katrina May I recommend for this list The Knight in Panther's Skin - an epic poem by Shota Rustaveli, a 12-13th century Georgian poet


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads You could add it; it's easy to add books to lists. At the top of the list, at the tab next to "all votes."


message 5: by J- (new)

J- lists consists of Alexanders Pope's "rape of the lock" and "rape of the lock and other poems" incase that can be merged, if so desired.


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