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Epic poem of 151 AD (5)


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'epic poem' is the definition.
(Iliad is an example)

'151 ad' is the wordplay.
I cannot really see how this works, but
'ad' is present in the answer.
This may be the basis of the clue (or it may be nonsense).

'of' is the link.

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(Other definitions for iliad that I've seen before include "set of books" , "story of Mediterranean heroism" , "literary work" , "Old story" , "Homer's epic poem on the siege of Troy" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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