Portrait of Homer

Quotes by Homer

900 BCE – 900 BCE

Homer was an ancient Greek poet who is credited with authoring the Iliad and the Odyssey. Very little is known about his personal life.


Literature & Music

On Achilles' new shield Vulcan depicts the two different types of cities which humans can build on earth; one based on peace and the rule of law; the other based on war, killing, and pillage (900 BC)


War & Peace

The City of War and the City of Peace on Achilles' new shield (900 BC)