Homer of Ancient Greece: Mythology & Poetry


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When is Homer believed to have lived?

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1. Who does Achilles fight for?

2. In what meter are Homer's poems written?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the life and times of Homer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Achilles' allegiance
  • Era in which Homer lived
  • Name of Odysseus' wife
  • Portrayal of Greek gods

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Homer of ancient Greece
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the meter used in Homer's poems
  • Lesson comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Homer of Ancient Greece: Mythology & Poetry. The lesson addresses these objectives:

  • Explains Homer's influence on Western literature
  • Covers the Iliad
  • Highlights key figures in the Greek pantheon
  • Explores the Odyssey