Who is Homer

For other uses, see Homer (disambiguation). name ascribed by the ancient Greeks to the legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey"Homeric" and "Homerus" redirect here. For other uses, see Homeric (disambiguation) and Homerus (disambiguation). Roman bust of Homer from the second...
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Homer Poems

  • The Odyssey: Book 3
    But as the sun was rising from the fair sea into the firmament of
    heaven to shed Blight on mortals and immortals, they reached Pylos the
    city of Neleus. Now the people of Pylos were gathered on the sea shore
    to offer sacrifice of black bulls to Neptune lord of the Earthquake. ...
  • The Odyssey: Book 5
    And now, as Dawn rose from her couch beside Tithonus- harbinger of
    light alike to mortals and immortals- the gods met in council and with
    them, Jove the lord of thunder, who is their king. Thereon Minerva
    began to tell them of the many sufferings of Ulysses, for she pitied ...
  • The Odyssey: Book 4
    They reached the low lying city of Lacedaemon them where they
    drove straight to the of abode Menelaus [and found him in his own
    house, feasting with his many clansmen in honour of the wedding of his
    son, and also of his daughter, whom he was marrying to the son of that ...
  • The Odyssey: Book 8
    Now when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared,
    Alcinous and Ulysses both rose, and Alcinous led the way to the
    Phaecian place of assembly, which was near the ships. When they got
    there they sat down side by side on a seat of polished stone, while ...
  • The Iliad: Book 7
    With these words Hector passed through the gates, and his brother
    Alexandrus with him, both eager for the fray. As when heaven sends a
    breeze to sailors who have long looked for one in vain, and have
    laboured at their oars till they are faint with toil, even so ...
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People 66 Great 66 Book 66 Father 65 Son 65 Heaven 64 Long 64 Heart 62 Home 60 Never 59


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  • Scruffopuffo: marge: come on, homer, japan will be fun. you liked rashomon homer: that's not how i remember it...
  • Onwingsofvalor: alternately, "come on, homer. you liked rashomon!" "that's not how i remember it!"
  • Doggotime8: homer: awww, $20? i wanted a peanut. homer's brain: $20 can buy many peanuts! homer: explain how. homer's brain: money can be exchanged for goods and services!
  • Aburnstine: “they don’t call me colonel homer because i’m some dumbass army guy”
  • Wolstatsun: by george, he's done it again. another homer for springer who is en fuego.
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Through the gorge of snow we go,
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When your lips shall cease to blow
Airs that lure us through the snow,
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