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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]]'')
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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]]'')
   
 
Homer met the [[Twelfth Doctor]] and [[Clara Oswald|Clara]] and helped them make peace with several [[Cyclops|Cyclopes]]. ([[COMIC]]: ''[[Doctor on the Menu (comic story)|Doctor on the Menu]]'')
 
Homer met the [[Twelfth Doctor]] and [[Clara Oswald|Clara]] and helped them make peace with several [[Cyclops|Cyclopes]]. ([[COMIC]]: ''[[Doctor on the Menu (comic story)|Doctor on the Menu]]'')
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Homer was a blind Greek poet. The Iliad and The Odyssey were two of his books. (COMIC: Doctor on the Menu) It described the sacking of the citadel of Troy and involved a Trojan Horse. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Revelation, AUDIO: 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)

Homer met the Twelfth Doctor and Clara and helped them make peace with several Cyclopes. (COMIC: Doctor on the Menu)

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)

The Eighth Doctor had a book of Homer in the library in the TARDIS. (PROSE: Reckless Engineering)

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