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Homer

Homer is the man who, according to legend, wrote the two great epics of Greek history: the Iliad (the tale of Achilles and the Trojan War) and the Odyssey (about the travels of Odysseus). Both books a…

Winslow Homer

Homer Winslow was an American painter from New England, best known for realistic and sometimes haunting oils and watercolors of workers, marine scenes and the power of nature. A natural artist and la…

Homer Plessy

Homer Plessey was the man in the middle of the 1896 Supreme Court ruling that confirmed the rule of "separate but equal" in United States law. Homer Plessey was a light-skinned Creole of European and…

Casket Homer

Alexander the Great's edition, with Aristotle's corrections. After the battle of Arbela a golden casket, studded with jewels, was found in the tent of Darius. Alexander, being asked to what…

Homer HOCH

HOCH, Homer, a Representative from Kansas; born in Marion, Marion County, Kans., July 4, 1879; attended the public schools and was graduated from Baker University, Baldwin, Kans., in 1902; atte…

The Iliad of Homer

by Homer Translated by Alexander Pope With Notes by Rev. Theodore Alois Buckley M.A. F.S.A. Illustrated by Flaxman's Designs 1899 Contents Summary Introduction. Pope's Prefac…

The Iliad of Homer

Contents Introduction. Pope's Preface to the Iliad of Homer The Contention of Achilles and Agamemnon. The Trial of the Army, and Catalogue of the Forces. The Duel of Menelaus and Paris. The …

The Iliad of Homer

Done into English Prose by Andrew Lang, M.A., Walter Leaf, Litt.D., And Ernest Myers, M.A.Contents Prefatory Note Note to Revised Edition Notes to the Reader How Agamemnon and Achilles fell o…

Homer Earl CAPEHART

Senate Years of Service: 1945-1963Party: RepublicanCAPEHART, Homer Earl, a Senator from Indiana; born in Algiers, Pike County, Ind., June 6, 1897; attended the public schools; during the First …

Homer Virgil Milton MILLER

Senate Years of Service: 1871-1871Party: DemocratMILLER, Homer Virgil Milton, a Senator from Georgia; born in Pendleton District, S.C., April 29, 1814; moved with his parents to Rabun County, G…