European Literature: Languages, Genres, and Literary Artists

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Which of the following is a genre in European Literature?

Translation as a genre

Who is the legendary author of Iliad and Odyssey?


Which playwright was known for comic plays in ancient Athens?


In which century did Aristophanes live?

5th century BCE

Which work is attributed to Sophocles?


Which language is NOT listed as one of the languages used in European Literature?


Who is known as the author of the poem 'The Divine Comedy'?

Dante Alighieri

Which poet is considered the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world’s pre-eminent novelists?

Miguel de Cervantes

Who is considered the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist?

William Shakespeare

Which poet wrote 'The Aeneid'?


Who is known as the author of 'The Canterbury Tales'?

Geoffrey Chaucer

Which poet is associated with the work 'The Decameron'?

Giovanni Boccaccio

'Romeo and Juliet' is a renowned work of which poet?

William Shakespeare

'The Art of Poetry' is a work associated with which poet?


Who wrote 'El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha'?

Miguel de Cervantes

Which poet wrote 'The Georgics'?


Test your knowledge of European literature, including the languages used, genres, and renowned literary artists. Explore the works of authors such as Homer, delve into novel and narrative theory, and discover the blurring of fact and fiction in 'faction'.

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