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'''Homer''' was a [[blind]] [[Greece|Greek]] [[poet]]. The ''[[Iliad]]'' and ''[[The Odyssey]]'' were two of his books. ([[COMIC]]: ''[[Doctor on the Menu (comic story)|Doctor on the Menu]]'') It described the sacking of the citadel of [[Troy]] and involved a [[Trojan Horse]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Timewyrm: Revelation (novel)|Timewyrm: Revelation]]'', [[AUDIO]]: ''[[A Thing of Guile (audio story)|A Thing of Guile]]'') According to one account, Homer took part in the fall of Troy as a [[spy]] for the Greeks, during which he was blinded: first in one eye by [[Odysseus]], and later in the other by [[Achilles]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Myth Makers (novelisation)|The Myth Makers]]'')
Accordingto [[Sarah JaneSmith]] hewaslike an news anchormen of ancient Greece, who heared stories and wrote them down.SarahJaneSmithbelieved that some of these stories were more than fictional and were based on real happenings. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Eyeof the Gorgon (novelisation)|Eyeof the Gorgon]]'')
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Whenthe [[FirstDoctor]]and [[Steven Taylor]] discussedtheplansforthecapture of [[Troy]]Stevenaskedwhythewouldn'tusethewooden horse. TheDoctor replied that hecouldn'tsuggestthat.FurthermoretheDoctorthoughtthatthe whole story was absurd and might have been invented by Homer as some good dramatic device.([[TV]]: ''[[TheMythMakers(TVstory)|TheMythMakers]]'')
According to Sarah Jane Smith, Homer was like a news anchormen of ancient Greece, who heard stories and wrote them down. She believed that some of these stories were based on real happenings. (PROSE: Eye of the Gorgon)
When the First Doctor and Steven Taylor discussed the plans for the capture of Troy, Steven asked why the couldn't use the wooden horse, which the Doctor replied with denial, believing that the whole story was absurd and might have been invented by Homer as a dramatic device. (TV: The Myth Makers)