from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Homer fl. 850 B.C. Greek epic poet. Two of the greatest works in Western literature, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are attributed to him.
- Homer, Winslow 1836-1910. American painter known for his realistic seascapes, such as Eight Bells (1886).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Greek poet; author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
- proper n. A male given name.
- proper n. A surname.
"A Reading from Homer," by Alma Tadema, is a well-known picture which portrays the Greeks listening to the _Tales of Homer_.
Homer, and the impression that it made upon him he recorded in his sonnet, _On First Looking into Chapman's Homer_.
EVANGEL 13, HOMER 0: At Homer, Emily Rousseau tossed a no-hitter and went 3-for-4 at the plate in the win.
I placed it on the counter and when I laid it down I noticed a very nice headshot of Dalton with the name Homer House Productions splashed across it.
The Kindle is what we call a Homer-gift in our family.
Meanwhile, on the arrival of the news, that the rest of the armies had declared against him, he tore to pieces the letters which were delivered to him at dinner, overthrew the table, and dashed with violence against the ground two favourite cups, which he called Homer's, because some of that poet's verses were cut upon them.
Yet their fame, too, lives till this day, for they fought at the ten years 'siege of Troy: and their story is in the book which we call Homer, in two of the noblest songs on earth -- the
Fergie explains, Ziering weds, Homer is the #1 Character
Luckily Dora taught her that ayudame means "help me" and that saved many a cupcake from landing in Homer the dog's mouth.
P.S. Homer is one of my favourites, though I love The Theban Plays.