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People/Characters: Homer

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Adventures in Genius by Will Durant
Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays by Northrop Frye
Approaches to Homer by Carl A. Rubino
Aristotle, containing selections from seven of the most important books by Aristotle
The Art of Reading by Joseph Luzzithe poet
Aspects of Antiquity: Discoveries and Controversies by M. I. Finley
The Authoress of the Odyssey by Samuel Butler
The Best of the Achaeans: Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry by Gregory Nagy
The Book before Printing: Ancient, Medieval and Oriental by David Diringer
The Book of Lost Books: An Incomplete History of All the Great Books You'll Never Read by Stuart Kelly
The Book of Night Women by Marlon James
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
Caligula: The Mad Emperor of Rome by Stephen Dando-Collins
Calliope: Homer's Troy by Rosalie Baker
The Cambridge Ancient History (Fascicle): 22: The Homeric Poems as History by G. S. Kirk
The Cambridge Companion to Homer by Robert Fowler
The Cambridge History of Classical Literature: I - Greek Literature by P. E. Easterling
City by Clifford D. Simaknot in English Common Knowledge
Classical Literature: An Epic Journey from Homer to Virgil and Beyond by Richard Jenkyns
Classical Mythology The Romans by Peter Meineck
Classical Mythology: The Greeks (The Modern Scholar) by Peter Meineck
The Classical World
The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian by Robin Lane Fox
The classics reclassified by Richard Armour
Collected Essays by Colin Macleod
A Companion to the Iliad by Malcolm M. Willcock
The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers by John William Sutton
The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature by C. S. Lewis
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
Doctor Who: The Myth Makers by Donald Cotton
Doubt : a history by Jennifer Michael Hecht
Early Socratic Dialogues by Plato
Eight great comedies by Sylvan Barnet
Encyclopedia of literature by Joseph T. Shipley
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power by Elizabeth Donnelly Carney
Everyday Things in Ancient Greece by Marjorie Quennell
Fighting Words: The Origins of Religious Violence by Hector Avalos
Fine Art: The Last Two Hundred Years by V. M. Hillyer
The Footprints of the Ancients: Readings in World History from Hammurabi's Code to the Letters of Columbus by Andrew M. Fogleman
For We Are Many by Dennis E. Taylor
Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds by Harold Bloom
Go to Hell: A Heated History of the Underworld by Chuck Crisafulli
A Great Literature Guide to the DSM-5 by Eric Altschuler
The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions by Karen Armstrong
The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time by Will Durant
Greece Before Homer: Ancient Chronology and Mythology by John Forsdyke
The Greek Epic Cycle and its Ancient Reception: A Companion by Marco Fantuzzi
Greek papyri: an introduction by E. G. Turner
The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present by Peter Constantine
Greek textual criticism; a reader by Robert Renehan
The Greek Tyrants by Antony Andrewes
The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization by Paul Cartledge
A Guide to The Odyssey: A Commentary on the English Translation of Robert Fitzgerald by Ralph Hexter
H.L. Mencken on Religion by H. L. Mencken
A Handbook of Greek Literature: From Homer to the Age of Lucian by H. J. Rose
Harry Potter and the Classical World: Greek and Roman Allusions in J.K. Rowling's Modern Epic by Richard A. Spencer
Heroic Epic and Saga: An introduction to the world's great folk epics by Felix J. Oinas
Hijos de Homero. Un viaje personal por el alba de Occidente by Bernardo Souvir
History and the Homeric Iliad by Denys Lionel Page
A history of ancient Greek literature by Gilbert Murray
A Home for Noelle: (It's Complicated #1) (A Forever Safe Christmas Book 17) by Haven Rose
The Homecoming by Earl Hamner
Homer by Jasper Griffin
Homer by Barry B. Powell
Homer a guide for the perplexed by Ahuvia Kahane
Homer and His Influence by John Adams Scott
Homer and the Epic: A Shortened Version of 'The Songs of Homer' by G. S. Kirk
Homer and the Heroic Age by J. V. Luce
Homer and the Heroic Tradition by Cedric H. Whitman
Homer and the Oral Tradition by G. S. Kirk
Homer in English (Poets in Translation, Penguin) by Homer
Homer on Life and Death by Jasper Griffin
Homer the Preclassic by Gregory Nagy
Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat by Gwen Coopercat
Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey: A Biography (Books That Changed the World) by Alberto Manguel
Homer: A Collection of Critical Essays by George Steiner
Homer: German Scholarship in Translation by P. V Jones
Homer: His Art and World by Joachim Latacz
Homer: Poet of the Iliad by Mark W. Edwards
Homer: The Odyssey (Landmarks of World Literature) by Jasper Griffin
Homer: The Resonance of Epic (Classical Literature and Society series) by Barbara Graziosi
Homeric Moments: Clues to Delight in Reading the Odyssey and the Iliad by Eva Brann
Homeric Questions by Gregory Nagy
Homeric Synchronism - An Inquiry into the Time and Place of Homer by William Ewart Gladstone
Homeric Vocabularies: Greek and English Word List for the Study of Homer by William Bishop Owen
Homero by Pierre Carlier
How to Really Talk About Books You Haven't Read by Henry Hitchings
Hypatia of Alexandria: Mathematician and Martyr by Michael A. B. Deakin
The Iliad by Homernot in English Common Knowledge
Iliad or the Poem of Force by Simone Weil
The Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Epic Tradition by Charles Rowan Beye
Inventing Homer: The Early Reception of Epic by Barbara Graziosi
Islands by John Fowles
It's All Greek to Me by Charlotte Higgins
Jean and Johnny by Beverly Cleary
Kafka's Soup by Mark Crick
Landmarks of Homeric study : together with an essay on the points of contact between the Assyrian tablets and the Homeric text by W. E. Gladstone
The Language and Background of Homer: Some Recent Studies and Controversies by G. S. Kirk
Libraries in the Ancient World by Lionel Casson
The Life and Times of Homer by Kathleen Tracy
The Machine Never Blinks: A Graphic History of Spying and Surveillance by Ivan Greenberg
Mail Ordered Bride by Tory Baker
Metro 2034 by Dmitry Glukhovsky
The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters by Adam Nicolson
The Modern Scholar - Ancient Greek Drama - Audiobook by Peter Meineck
Modernism and Homer: The Odysseys of H.D., James Joyce, Osip Mandelstam, and Ezra Pound by Leah Culligan Flack
Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy by Richard Seaford
Monsters, Gods, and Heroes: Approaching the Epic in Literature by Timothy B. Shutt
Moral Codes and Social Structure in Ancient Greece (Suny Series in the Sociolog) by Joseph M. Bryant
Moral Values and Political Behaviour in Ancient Greece by A. W. H. Adkins
The Mortal Hero: An Introduction to Homer's Iliad by Seth L. Schein
My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five Felines by Gwen Coopercat
Myth: Its Meaning and Functions in Ancient and Other Cultures by G. S. Kirk
Nature and Culture in the Iliad: The Tragedy of Hector by James M. Redfield
Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist by Walter Arnold Kaufmann
No-Man's Lands: One Man's Odyssey Through The Odyssey by Scott Huler
Odysseus: A Life by Charles Rowan Beye
The Olive Readers by Christine Aziz
On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer by John Keats
On Literature by Umberto Eco
On Running After One's Hat by G. K. Chesterton
On translating Homer by Matthew Arnold
Our Great Heritage Volume 1 by Lyle W. Langep 275
Pictures 1918 by Jeanette Ingold
Poetry and Its Public in Ancient Greece: From Homer to the Fifth Century by Bruno Gentili
Reading the Odyssey by Seth L. Schein
Reading the Past: Ancient Writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet by J. T. Hooker
Readings on Homer by Don Nardo
Realms of gold; a journey in search of the Mycenaeans by Leonard Cottrell
Rediscovering Homer: Inside the Origins of the Epic by Andrew Dalby
Samuel Butler and the Odyssey by Benjamin Farrington
Science Fiction Handbook, Revised by L. Sprague de Camp
La senyora Florentina i el seu amor Homer by Mercè Rodoredanot in English Common Knowledge
The Singer of Tales by Albert B. Lord
The Songs of Homer by G. S. Kirk
Standing Stone by Phil J. Harrison
Studies on Homer and the Homeric age v2 by William Ewart Gladstone
Studies on Homer and the Homeric age v3 by William Ewart Gladstone
Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age: Volume 1: I. Prolegomena; II. Achaeis; or, The Ethnology of The Greek Races (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics) by William Ewart Gladstone
The Symposion in Ancient Greek Society and Thought by Fiona Hobden
Travelling Heroes: In the Epic Age of Homer by Robin Lane Fox
Treasures from the sea : sea silk and shellfish purple dye in antiquity by Hedvig Landenius Enegren
The Trojan War by Carol G. Thomas
The Trojan War: A New History by Barry S. Strauss
The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction by Eric H. Cline
Twelve Greeks and Romans Who Changed the World by Carl J. Richard
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whiteheadnot in English Common Knowledge
War and the Iliad by Simone Weil
The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War by Caroline Alexander
Warfare in Ancient Greece: Arms and Armour from the Heroes of Homer to Alexander the Great by Tim Everson
The Warren by Becca Hardy
The Wauwatosa Theology, Volume 3 by John Philipp KoehlerVol III, p 483,501,502
Who Killed Homer: The Demise of Classical Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom by Victor Davis Hanson
Why Bob Dylan Matters by Richard F. Thomas
Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuilldog
The World of Myth: An Anthology by David Adams Leeming
The World of Odysseus by M. I. Finley
Xena: Warrior Princess - Season One by Robert Tapert
Yale Classical Studies: Volume Twenty: Homeric Studies by G. S. Kirk
Zanimatelnaya Gretsiya by Mikhail Gasparov

Character description

1. Homer (/ˈhoʊmər/; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος Greek pronunciation: [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek literature. The Iliad is set during the Trojan War; The Odyssey focuses on the ten-year journey home of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, after the fall of Troy. Many accounts of Homer's life circulated in classical antiquity, the most widespread being that he was a blind bard from Ionia, a region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey. Modern scholars consider these accounts legendary. [Wikipedia]

2. Homer was a blind kitten rescued by Gwen Cooper in 1997 at the age of three weeks. Despite his disability, he got around very well, and even confronted and chased away a burglar in Gwen's Miami apartment. He was the subject of her New York Times bestseller, Homer's Odyssey, and several other books.

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