CLG 307: Homer's Odyssey
The Recovery of Writing and Homer. Good overview, with links; by Thomas Martin, College of the Holy Cross
Excellent searching tool for names of classical personages, works, places, etc.
Epic genre, oral poetry: study questions etc. by Roger Dunkle, Brooklyn College Core Curriculum Series
1350 BC: Greece and the East near the end of the heroic age: The Great Kingdoms of the High Bronze Age, 1350 B.C.
1300 BC: The Confederacy of Achaeans against Troy (= Ilios)