Who Was Homer?

A titan on the literary stage

My personal copies of the Iliad and Odyssey. On a side note: it is absolutely criminal that Oxford can create such a beautiful cover for the Odyssey and not a twin one for the Iliad, genuinly upsetting.

HHomer’s Iliad and Odyssey are two of the most famous books ever. Rediscovered in the renaissance, the literary classics provide an invaluable look into the lives, beliefs, culture, and religion of the ancient Greeks. Alongside his possible contemporary, Hesiod, Homer was to the Classical Greeks a man who defined them, somebody who they saw as their original author, the standard by which…

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Jordan Fearn

Jordan Fearn

Technology, History, Climate Change, and Politics, I write about what pops into my head.