Facts about Homer

By amelia Mizusawa

Homer was a poet in ancinat Greece. Many people believe that he created the classical stories of the lliade and the Odyssey.These long poems tell of historic events and heroic deeds during and after the Trojan War in ancient Greece. They have been translated into many languages. People all over the world still read them today. Very little is known about Homer. Scholars think that he lived in the 800s or 700s bc in the region called Ionia (now in Turkey). Many scholars today alsobelieve that they were written by more than one person. However, Homer is traditionally given credit for these works.