The Odyssey

about when were the homeric epics composed or when did they assume their final form after centuries of development in the oral tradition

about when were the homeric epics composed or when did they assume their final form after centuries of development in the oral tradition

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Homer put the epics on paper, and although the year that span his life are unsure, he was believed to have lived between the years 850 and 750 BC. Many years of oral tradition were responsible for their final form.