History: Homer

Posted on Sun 18 April 2021 in history

800 BCE

A famous writer and story teller known for his composition of the Iliad. The Iliad is an epic poem relating the story of the Trojan war. Although, some historians believe that another work, known as The Odyssey, can not be attributable to Homer, he is often given credit for it. Homer's epics depict the warrior aristocracy of his time, by telling of their journeys and their exploits in war.