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Homer Right The Iliad Research Paper

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The famous Greek poet Homer was born sometime between the 12th and 8th centuries BC. He was born the illegitimate son of a woman from Aeolis, the Greek speaking region near Troy. There a seven possible places for homers birth, Smyrna, Chios, Colophon, Salamis, Rhodes, Argos, and Athenia, but no one truly knows. As a young man homer wandered as far as Ithaca. Unfortunately during these wanderings he loses his sight. which begs the question how did he right the Iliad. After years of wandering he returned to Ionia, a region near now day Turkey. He then spent the reminder of his days moving from city to city performing his great poetry. It is unknown when or where Homer wrote his poem. He could have lived just a couple hounded years

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