Homerus (Yunani Kuno: Ὅμηρος, Hómēros) marupoan saurang penyair legendaris pado maso Yunani Kuno, diantaro karyanyo adolah Iliad dan Odyssey. Sacaro umum dalam sajarah Yunani Kuno, Homerus ko memang pernah ado, walaupun kalangan sejarahwan kini masih maragukannyo[1] dan puisi nan ado tu hanyo marupoan kaba nan disampaikan sacaro turun temurun dari mulut ka mulut se salamo baabad-abad. Menurut Martin West, "Homerus" ko hanyo saurang tokoh fiktif sajo.[2]

Homerus
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Patuang Homerus pado periode Hellenistik.
British Museum.

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  1. G. S. Kirk's comment that "Antiquity knew nothing definite about the life and personality of Homer" represents the general consensus (Kirk, The Iliad: a Commentary (Cambridge 1985), v. 1).
  2. West, Martin (1999). "The Invention of Homer". Classical Quarterly 49 (364).