The Blind Poet Homer The Blind Poet Homer
Retold by James Baldwin and ReadOasis ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 1) Homer and His Guide by Bouguereau A long time ago, there was a... The Blind Poet Homer

Retold by James Baldwin and ReadOasis
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Homer and His Guide by Bouguereau

A long time ago, there was a certain man who wrote poems. Today his poems are among the greatest treasures of the world. The man’s name was Homer. Tradition holds that Homer wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey. These are great works of Greek literature written in the 8th century BCE.

The Iliad tells a mythic story of the last weeks of the Trojan War. In the Trojan War, the Greeks attacked the city of...

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