Homer, name traditionally assigned to the famous author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, the two great epics of Greek antiquity. Nothing is known of his person, and indeed some question whether it be these two works. However, linguistic and historical data available, suggest that the poems were written in the Greek settlements on the west coast of Asia Minor, by the ninth century BC
The legends will appear as an old, blind, homeless and beggar
In addition to the Odyssey and the Iliad, attributed Hymns to the Gods, The Little Iliad and small poems and Margites Phocis.
Helena: The most beautiful woman in Greece, daughter of Zeus and Leda, wife of King Tyndareus of Sparta. Her fatal beauty was the direct cause of the Trojan War is the dispute between Paris and Menelaus.
PARIS: It's the boy who has to give the apple to ballast goddesses, this is represented in the painting "The Judgment of Paris".
Aphrodite is one of the goddesses who dispute the apple. This goddess also saves Paris when Menelaus is about to kill him.
Hera: Greek Goddess is jealous because Paris chose Aphrodite before her and not to drive a wedge in the Trojan War until the city is destroyed.
Athena: Greek goddess who was not chosen by Paris to hold the apple, this goddess is the defender of the Greek cities and in this battle is a strong supporter of the Greeks.
Odysseus: Warrior of the island of Ithaca who participated at the end of this war, is the main protagonist of the Odyssey, is known as the Odysseus
Achilles: It appears the greatest warrior in the war, was an almost invincible warrior, his weakness was his heel.
Philoctetes: Great friend of Hercules, provides you with arrows that kills Paris.
Nestor: Great warrior who went to the Trojan War, though it was very old, participated significantly in the war.
Telemachus, Son of Ulysses great.
Tethys: The mother of Achilles. Legend... [continua]
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