The Gods Family Tree
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Key: The essential Olympians ' names are given in bold font . Key: The names marked in green are that of the 12 original Titans . Notes ^ a b Conflicting origins.
Principal Gods click for main characteristics Homer the name traditionally assigned to the reputed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, the two major epics of Greek antiquity. Nothing is known about Homer as an individual. In fact, the question of whether a single person can be said to be responsible for the creation of the two epics is still controversial. However, linguistic and historical evidence allows the assumption that the poems were composed in the Greek settlements on the west coast of Asia Minor sometime in the 9th century BC. Electra was the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, the king and queen of Mycenae.