Homer

HomerIn existographies, Homer (c.850-750BC) (IQ:175|#277) (Cattell 1000:13) (RGM:37|1,500+) (Hart 100:88) (ACR:2) [CR:51] was a Greek writer, a universal genius claimant, the purported author of the Iliad, focused on a quarrel between king Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles, and the Odyssey, focused on journey of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, after the fall of Troy.

Influence
Ovid, as a youth, was frequently reminded by his father, that Homer “died poor”. [1]

Influenced
Francis Edgeworth is said to have had a photographic memory and could repeat numerous passages from Milton, Pope, Virgil, and Homer in his old age knew Greek, Latin, German, Italian, and Spanish. [2]

Other
The character “Daedalus” the famous wing maker, maze maker, mythological figure of the circa 900 BC stories of Homer, referred to as a ‘great worker’, is the pen name of the c.1975 molecular sociology author Daedalus.

References
1. Ovid. (8AD). Metamorphosis: Stories of Changing Form (§:Introduction, pgs. v-ix) (translator and introduction: Rolfe Humphries). Indiana University Press, 1955.
2. Skousen, Mark. (2009). The Making of Modern Economics: the Lives and Ideas of Great Thinkers (pgs. 223-24). M.E. Sharpe.

External links
‚óŹ Homer – Wikipedia.

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