In the Wastren classical tradeetion, Homer (/ˈhmər/; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the author o the Iliad an the Odyssey, an is revered as the greatest o auncient Greek epic poets. These epics lie at the beginnin o the Wastren canon o leeteratur, an hae haed an enormous influence on the history o leeteratur.

Homer (Ὅμηρος Homēros)
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Idealized portrayal o Homer datin tae the Hellenistic period. Breetish Museum.
Bornca. 8t century BC