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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 24 May 2013

A 1st century CE portrait of the Greek blind poet Homer, celebrated author of the Iliad and Odyssey. This bust is based on a 5th century BCE original but even that was an idealised representation as no contemporary portrait existed. (Vatican Museums, Rome)


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cite This Work

APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2013, May 24). Homer. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1244/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Homer." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 24, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1244/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Homer." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 May 2013. Web. 25 Apr 2019.

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