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Homer British & World English

(8th century bc), Greek epic poet. He is traditionally held to be the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, though modern scholarship has revealed the place of the Homeric poems in a preliterate oral tradition. In later antiquity Homer was regarded as the greatest poet, and his poems were constantly used as a model and source by others

Homer New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(8th century bc), Greek epic poet

Homer sometimes nods in Homer British & World English

Even the most gifted person occasionally makes mistakes

Homer sometimes nods British & World English

Even the most gifted person occasionally makes mistakes

Homer, Winslow British & World English

(1836–1910), American painter. He is best known for his seascapes which are painted in a vigorous naturalistic style considered to express the American pioneering spirit