Homer Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Homer.

  • 3 Biographies
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 1 Literature Criticism
  • ...and more
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The Homer Study Pack contains about 85 pages of study material in 4 products, including:

Encyclopedia Articles (3)

1,459 words, approx. 5 pages
Homer HOMER (eighth century BCE), according to unanimous ancient Greek tradition, was the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. His authorship of other epic poems and of long hexametrical hymns was alr... Read more
61 words, approx. 1 pages
Homer fl. 900s-800s B.C. Greek poet who is widely credited with writing the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey. Homer, who was said to be blind, is thought to have lived in Smyrna or Chios and earne... Read more
1,580 words, approx. 6 pages
Homer The Homeric poems Iliad and Odyssey (probably eighth century BCE) are of interest to the historian of philosophy because they provide the background, in language and to some extent in thought, f... Read more