Where Did Homer Live?

Where Did Homer Live?

Historians believe Homer lived along the Asia Minor coast. Some historians say that Homer lived somewhere like Smyrna or Chios.

Historians do not know a lot about Homer. His life is quite mysterious. They believe he was born at some point between the 12th century and 8th century B.C. He was a Greek poet responsible for famous works like "The Odyssey" and "The Iliad," both of which are popular teaching materials in Western culture today. Historians think he made a living by performing as a storyteller and a court singer. Exactly when he penned his poetry is not known, but historians think it was after the 12th century B.C.