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Homer (I) (850–800)


Homer is the name traditionally ascribed to the brilliant Greek bard that authored, most notably, the Iliad and the Odyssey (Western civilization's first complete stories). Nothing concrete is known of his life, but he is traditionally thought to be blind and was probably born in either Chios or Smyrna. His epic poems were most likely memorized ... See full bio »

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(age 50) in Ancient Greece

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Troy Writer
(2004)
Odysseus Writer
(2018)

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 2019 Leo & Tony's Parody Center Show (TV Series documentary) (poems - 1 episode)
 2019/I Calypso (epic poem)
 2018 Troy: Fall of a City (TV Series) (inspired by - 5 episodes)
- Hunted (2018) ... (inspired by)
- Spoils of War (2018) ... (inspired by)
- Siege (2018) ... (inspired by)
- Conditions (2018) ... (inspired by)
- Black Blood (2018) ... (inspired by)
  Odysseus (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes, 2013) (epic poem - 6 episodes, 2013)
- Télémaque affronte Ulysse - 2ème partie (2013) ... (characters)
- Télémaque affronte Ulysse - 1re partie (2013) ... (characters)
- Le Mariage de Télémaque (2013) ... (characters)
- La vengeance d'Orion (2013) ... (characters)
- Les Troyennes (2013) ... (characters)
 2012 The OD (Short) (epic poem)
 2009 Penelope (epic poem "The Odyssey")
 2008 Odysseus and the Cyclops (Short) (epic poem "The Odyssey")
 2004 Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- La odisea (2004) ... (original story)
 2004 Troy (poem "The Iliad")
 2003 L'odyssée (TV Movie) (poem)
 2003 Helen of Troy (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2003)
 2002/I Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (TV Movie) (book "Odyssey Book 13-23")
 2002/II Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (TV Movie) (poem "The Odyssey, Book 13-23")
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (epic poem "The Odyssey")
 2000 The Animated Odyssey (TV Mini-Series) (poem)
 1998 As Aventuras sexuals de Ulysses (Video) (epic poem "The Odyssey" - uncredited)
 1998 Battles That Changed the World: The Trojan War (Video documentary) (writings)
 1998 In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great (TV Mini-Series documentary) (excerpt)
 1997 The Odyssey (TV Mini-Series) (epic poem - 2 episodes)
- Part II (1997) ... (epic poem)
- Part I (1997) ... (epic poem)
 1996 De thuiskomst van Odysseus (TV Movie)
 1995 Avrio vlepoume... (Short) (poem)
 1995 Achilles (Short) (book "The Odyssey")
 1995 Ulysses' Gaze (poem - uncredited)
 1995 Ancient Mysteries (TV Series documentary) (writings - 1 episode)
- The Odyssey of Troy (1995) ... (writings)
 1994 Biography (TV Series documentary) (excerpt - 1 episode)
- Cleopatra: Destiny's Queen (1994) ... (excerpt)
 1991 L'odissea (TV Movie) (poem)
 1988 Yes We Can (Short) (poems)
 1987 The Odyssey (TV Movie) (poem)
 1985 Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (TV Movie) (poem "The Odyssey, Book 13-23")
 1982 Uliisses (poem "The Odyssey")
 1981 Ulysses 31 (TV Series) (poem "The Odyssey")
 1980 Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (poem "The Odyssey, Book 13-23" - uncredited)
 1978 Erotic Encounters (epic poem "The Odyssey" - uncredited)
 1976-1977 La odisea (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1977)
- Episode #1.4 (1977)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
- Episode #1.2 (1977)
- Episode #1.1 (1976)
 1975 La odisea de los muñecos (epic poem)
 1974 Príbehy Odysseovy (Short) (poem "The Odyssey")
 1973 The Return of Ulysses to His Homeland (TV Movie) (poem "The Odyssey, Book 13-23" - uncredited)
 1969 Gunman of Ave Maria (original story - uncredited)
 1968 Odissea (TV Mini-Series) (epic poem - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1968) ... (epic poem)
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... (epic poem)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (epic poem)
- Episode #1.5 (1968) ... (epic poem)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (epic poem)
 1965 The Return of Ringo (poem: "The Odyssey" - uncredited)
 1962 Fury of Achilles (uncredited)
 1962 De wrok van Achilleus (TV Movie)
 1956 Helen of Troy (epic poem "The Iliad" - uncredited)
 1955 Omnibus (TV Series) (epic poem: The Iliad - 1 episode)
- Iliad (1955) ... (epic poem: The Iliad)
 1954 Ulysses (poem: Odyssey)
 1924 Helen of Troy (poem - uncredited)
 1911 Homer's Odyssey (Short)
 1911 The Fall of Troy (Short) (uncredited)
 1905 Ulysses and the Giant Polyphemus (Short) (poem - uncredited)
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His play, "An Iliad," was adapted by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare at the Public Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Teagle F. Bougere (Poet); in the cast. Jesse Berger was director. Robert Flages was translator. Marion Williams was scenic and costume designer. Seth Reiser was lighting designer. Ryan Rumery was composer ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

LIght is the task when many share the toil.

Trivia:

Is from the island of Chios. See more »

Trademark:

Dactylic hexameter verse

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