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Homer - Study Guides

Study guides for Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
  1. Iliad Study Guides
  2. Odyssey Study Guides (24)

Odyssey Quizzes
Here are quick, self-grading quizzes on the books of the Odyssey.

Odyssey Study Guides
The 24 books with direct links to translations of the each book, summaries, and quizzes.

The Life and Work of Homer
Homer was the most important and earliest of the Greek and Roman writers.

Epic Study Questions
The Iliad, The Odyssey, Argonatica, Aeneid, Paradise Lost, with notes.

Study Guide for Homer's Odyssey
In addition to summarizing action from the first to twenty-fourth book, Robin Mitchell-Boyask tells in which books the events, going from day one to forty, occur.

Study Guide
Summaries of the books of The Iliad and relevant questions, followed by Organization and structure of The Iliad focusing on the alternation between night and day.

Online NewsHour Forum
Robert Fagles answers the following readers' questions: What is Odysseus's moral compass? How much of The Odyssey is history, and how much is poetic fiction? How do we know Homer was blind? What explains the lack of color? Is a son incomplete without his father?

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