Homer

The famous poet

Homer facts

    Homer is one of the most famous "blind poets"Homer is the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and is revered as the greatest ancient Greek epic poet.

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 the epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, which have had an enormous effect on Western culture, but very little is known about their alleged author.