Homer is the man who, according to legend, wrote the two great epics of Greek history: the Iliad (the tale of Achilles and the Trojan War) and the Odyssey (about the travels of Odysseus). Both books are considered landmarks in human literature and Homer i...
Homer (Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος hómɛːros], Hómēros) is best known as the
author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. He was believed by the ancient Greek...
Synopsis. The Greek poet Homer was born sometime between the 12th and 8th
centuries BC, possibly somewhere on the coast of Asia Minor. He is famous for ...
If he ever lived, Homer
may have been born in the 8th century B.C. (although there have long been arguments about his dates) on the western coast of the Aegean, in Asia Minor, in any of a number of cities. Homer
is referred to as blind and since he is part of the oral ... More »
Little is known about the life of Homer, the author credited with composing The
Iliad and The Odyssey who is arguably the greatest poet of the ancient world.
Marble terminal bust of Homer. Roman copy of a lost Hellenistic original of the
2nd c. BC. From Baiae, Italy. The so-called Hellenistic blind-type can be ...
Homer (700-800 BC), commonly credited as the Greek poet and author of
Western Literature's first and most influential works Iliad (c. 750-725 BC) and its
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