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Iliad & Odyssey
Before plays were acted out, these two famous pieces of literature would be read out loud by dramatic speakers during competitions to see who could make them sound most exciting.
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
conflict between Persia and Greece; Persia wanted to punish Athens for helping another city- state
A war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta
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