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The blind poet Homer is credited with producing two of the great epic poems from ancient Greece. 'The Iliad' relates the events during part of the Trojan War, while 'The Odyssey' recounts the adventures of Odysseus as he returns home to Ithaca following the end of the war.   

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1
The Heroes of Homer's 'Iliad'

Identify the heroes of Homer's 'Iliad' from the clues given. A mixture of Achaean and Trojan heroes are included. Good Luck!
Average (15 qns)
Gimpess
1755 plays
2
The Iliad: The Sons of Priam

In "The Iliad, Book III", it states that King Priam's palace has fifty bedchambers for his sons. In the book, fewer than fifty appear, but many do, some famous, some obscure. Here is their story.
Tough (10 qns)
keithkomodo
339 plays
3
The Trojan War and the Journey of Odysseus: Quiz 2

This is the second and final quiz on "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" written by the blind poet, Homer. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Highlander99
1404 plays
4
The Trojan War and the Journey of Odysseus: Quiz 1

This quiz will test your knowledge on "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" written by the famous and blind poet, Homer. Enjoy! (Oh, and after you finish, try part 2 of my quiz!)
Average (10 qns)
Highlander99
2001 plays
5
Trivia in Troy

Sail with the Greeks to Homer's Troy! Questions based on the 'Iliad' and the characters from it. Not too difficult (hopefully!)
Difficult (10 qns)
DiogenesBarrel
Dec 19 15
159 plays
6
A Prayer to the Immortals

Let us examine religious rituals and the role of the gods in "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey".
Tough (10 qns)
tigasrule
126 plays
7
Odysseus and the Odyssey

What a long trip home; I guess he should have had a map. I hope you enjoy the quiz. I learned a great deal about Odysseus through this process.
Easy (10 qns)
pathetictoo
1650 plays
8
The Gods in "The Iliad"

Welcome to my "Iliad" quiz! Each question is based on that respective book of "The Iliad" and the last question is a general one. Thank you for playing my quiz, I look forward to receiving responses. This quiz is based on the translation by E.V. Rieu.
Tough (25 qns)
leading_lady
1431 plays
9
Honors English I with Coach Dice: 'The Odyssey'

Hi and welcome to Honors English I with Coach Dice. In this quiz, we will be covering Coach Dice's entire curriculum for Homer's "The Odyssey." (The 'quiz teacher' is not a real teacher as far as I know.)
Average (10 qns)
queeslavida
744 plays
10
Homer: 'The Odyssey'

A nice easy quiz on Homer's 'The Odyssey'.
Average (10 qns)
silver_ego
3594 plays
11
The Iliad, Part I

"The Iliad" by Homer, while it does not display an abundance of sea monsters to rival its continuation, instead tells the story of the first part of the Trojan War, up to the burial of Hector.
Average (25 qns)
Bernstein
1716 plays
12
Homer: 'The Odyssey'

Just a little quiz about 'The Odyssey' by Homer, enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
BeXx146
1158 plays
13
Odysseus Returns!

Second part of Odyssey quiz.
Average (10 qns)
charlemagne
3003 plays
14
The Odyssey

"The Odyssey" is a thrilling and tragic tale of Odysseus. It's a very tough yet enjoyable book. Enjoy.
Difficult (10 qns)
qbbman
1308 plays
15
The Odyssey Quiz

I have just finished reading the whole book of "The Odyssey" and have taken a REALLY HARD test on the book. I have learned a lot on the book because my English teacher is very good at teaching it! I hope you enjoy my first quiz!
Average (10 qns)
hyperboi32
3267 plays
16
"The Odyssey" the quiz

This quiz is in Jeopardy format. "The Odyssey" is a great book written by Homer. Take my quiz and see how much you can remember. My questions were taken from the Penguin Books version.
Average (10 qns)
legolas0107
3585 plays
17
Homer's Iliad

This quiz is based on the Iliad of Homer using the Richmond Lattimore translation text. NOTE: All spellings of Greek names were based on this translation.
Difficult (10 qns)
JCSon
1377 plays
18
People and Places in The Odyssey

How well do you know your Homeric poetry? If you're like me, not well at all.
Tough (10 qns)
ExLeper
1689 plays
19
Homer's Iliad II

This quiz based on the Richmond Lattimore verse translation of the Iliad of Homer. All spelling is based on this translation.
Difficult (10 qns)
JCSon
831 plays
20
The Iliad and Odyssey

This is a challenging quiz to test your knowledge about Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, A lot of obscure names and facts -- good luck!
Very Difficult (15 qns)
andromache
1779 plays
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