In the Heroic Tradition. The Odyssey by Homer. Homer. Approx. 1000 – 700 B.C.? Recited these poems over 2,700 years ago (700 B.C.) Blind Composed orally as songs Traveled throughout Greece Two epics were the basis of Greek & Roman education. The Epic.
In the Heroic Tradition
Long, narrative poem that tells the adventures of a hero whose actions help decide the fate of a nation or a group of people
In fact . . .
The Odyssey is 24 books long!!!
But, we will not be reading the entire epic.
epic poem The Iliad.
Help me spot…
Today . . .
We’ll join Odysseus on his journey.