When was the Odyssey created?

When was the Odyssey created?

The consensus used to be that “the Iliad and the Odyssey date from around the 8th century BC, the Iliad being composed before the Odyssey, perhaps by some decades,” i.e. earlier than Hesiod, the Iliad being the oldest work of Western literature.

How much does the temperature change with altitude?

Although the actual atmospheric lapse rate varies, under normal atmospheric conditions the average atmospheric lapse rate results in a temperature decrease of 6.4C°/km (3.5F°/1,000 ft) of altitude above ground level. The measurable lapse rate is affected by the moisture content of the air (humidity).

What was the first slasher movie ever made?

While commonly believed to be John Carpenter’s Halloween, many (including Scream 4) argue that Peeping Tom (1960) was the first film to put the audience in the killers POV and utilize the tropes that came to be associated with the modern day ‘Slasher.’

Were movie trailers always played before the movie?

No. They originally “trailed” the feature film—hence the name. The first trailer appeared in 1912 and was for a Broadway show, not a movie.

When was the golden age of Athens?

Fifth-century Athens is the Greek city-state of Athens in the time from 480 BC-404 BC. This was a period of Athenian political hegemony, economic growth and cultural flourishing formerly known as the Golden Age of Athens with the later part The Age of Pericles.

How old was the oldest mother to give birth?

Rajo Devi became the oldest woman in recorded history to ever give birth on November 28, when the 70-year-old delivered a baby girl in India. Married for 50 years, she had been trying, without success, to have a child for much of that time, until she entered menopause (which was 20 years ago).

Where are the ears on a cricket?

A cricket’s ears are on its front legs, just below the knees and they have four acoustic inputs. The openings in the crickets exoskeleton that act as ears, lead into chambers inside the legs, which connect to either side of the cricket, allowing sound to pass completely through the cricket.

What year was the first DVD released?

DVD’s first year. On March 31, 1997, digital video disc (DVD) video players were first released for sale in the United States. Rather than marking the end of DVD’s early troubles, however, it was only the start for new ones.