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What is a long poem usually about legendary heroes?
Gilgamesh was both legendary and a king of Uruk.
A long poem retelling the deeds of a hero is often called an Epic.
A long poem about a hero is called an " Epic. " Kay. Bye. ;)
a legendary hero is a person who was brave and remarkable; extraordinary, well-known; famous
The type of poem is an "epic" and the Greek epics included the Iliad (about the Trojan War and the Greek warriors Agamemnon and Achilles) and the Odyssey (about the warrior Od…ysseus trying to return home, and being beset by the machinations of the gods).
This could be a ballad or an epic, such as the Illiad or the Fairy Queene.
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Beowulf is considered a legend because his was written and is the oldest written text in the Anglo Saxon Language. Great warriors or legends were usually the only historic…al figures that had their stories retold and passed down in oral and written forms.
The correct term for a long narrative poem about a larger-than-life hero would be an epic poem. Epic poems often are important to the history of a nation or the history of… the people in the nation.