, . According to ancient tradition, . is the author of the Iliad (Ilias) and Odyssey (Odysseia), . two great epics, . opens the history of European literature,
. On the life of Homer
we have no information, . and the remaining biographies and 'biographical' notes are more recent in origin and is often intertwined with the legend (traditional hysteria about Homer
's blindness, . the dispute seven cities for the right to be his birthplace),
. Since the XVIII century. in science there is a debate about authorship as well as on the history of the Iliad and Odyssey.
WWC Team on the basis of history of Ancient Rome