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Anglo-Saxon and Greek Epics

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Though it predates Beowulf, epic Greek poetry, such as the Odyssey, did not influence Anglo-Saxon poetry. However, there are still some similarities between the two types of poetry.

Which of the following features in both Anglo-Saxon and Greek epic poetry?

A

Epithets

B

Beginning in medias res

C

The epic catalogue

D

kennings

E

God/Gods having key roles in the plot.