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Homer
Homer was probably born around 725BC on the Coast of Asia Minor, now the coast of Turkey, but then really a part of Greece. Homer was the first Greek writer whose work survives.He was one of a long line of bards, or poets, who worked in the oral tradition. Homer and other bards of the time could... show more

Homer was probably born around 725BC on the Coast of Asia Minor, now the coast of Turkey, but then really a part of Greece. Homer was the first Greek writer whose work survives.He was one of a long line of bards, or poets, who worked in the oral tradition. Homer and other bards of the time could recite, or chant, long epic poems.
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Birth date: April 26, 0750
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Garden-of-Stars
Garden-of-Stars rated it 9 months ago
Considering how fast my professor skimmed over this book I really felt like I was figuring out "The Odyssey" on my own. Some parts were very striking and familiar, for though I never read the entire work from beginning to end there were individual moments, like the encounters with Circe and the Cycl...
Adventures Thru Wonderland
Adventures Thru Wonderland rated it 1 year ago
Read this for school years ago.
Alexlovesbooks
Alexlovesbooks rated it 2 years ago
This book although a little challenging is a book worth learning and reading. It shows fun and hardship giving an aura of dramatic irony.
Ashkan
Ashkan rated it 3 years ago
آنان در آن هنگام، لاشخوران را گرامی‌تر بودند، تا بانوانشان راتوصیفی از کشته‌شدگان نبرد، از سرود یازدهم، برگردان میرجلال‌الدین کزازی، صفحهٔ ۲۳۷، چاپ هفتم ۱۳۸۹ نشر مرکز
inkplot
inkplot rated it 3 years ago
I wonder if the world spoke in the poetic language used by homer then there would have been fewer confrontations in this world. Don’t believe me? Lets analyze and see through an exampleHomer Version: Oh Flesh of my heartThe times have turned against usFor the Gods have intervenedIn our love for each...
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