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Homer By Shelby Hark
Transcript of Homer By Shelby Hark
“Of all creatures that breathe and move upon the earth, nothing is bred that is weaker than man.”
― Homer, The Odyssey
Homer is saying in that quote that man is stronger than any creature on earth on the world.
For my history project I did Homer.
Sculpture of Homer
“Like the generations of leaves, the lives of mortal men. Now the wind scatters the old leaves across the earth, now the living timber bursts with the new buds and spring comes round again. And so with men: as one generation comes to life, another dies away.”
― Homer, The Iliad
In this quote Homer is saying that Leaves are like men. They move and scatter. They die and a new generation comes.
Homer was the first source to look up Greek mythology and religion. Somehow we don't have evidence that we lived. Some people think that is why Homer is a mystery. Some people even think he is blind.
Who is Homer?
Homer is a Greek poet that wrote a lot about Greek gods. He lived from 800 BC to 701 BC. He also wrote the Odyssey and the Iliad.
How Homer Influenced the World
Homer influenced several things. He influenced speech, government, schooling, philosophy, science, art, and poetry. Homer is very famous and very influential.
Homer's birthday is unsure.
Experts think that The Odyssey was written by a group of people.
The Odyssey was about the Greek god Odysseus.