According to biography.com he was born between the 12th and 8th centuries B.C.
Homer was an ancient Greek poet and he was an enigma. He was the son of Epikaste and Telemachus. He was most known for writing The Lliad and The Odyssey. They were both major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. He listened to a lot of story telling and he wrote it down as it was told. He was also blind, so that is why he told thesestories. Herodotus said that he also lived 400 years before his actual time. This is why he is an enigma.