Why would Homer's stories be used in the education of children?

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This is a good question. There are several reasons why the works of  Homer (Iliad and Odyssey) were used in education. In light of this, let me name a few of these reasons. 

First, to study Homer is to learn to read and write Greek. Some of the most beautiful Greek was penned under the name of Homer. So, if we look at many of...

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