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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

  

by Homer

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Demodokos

Character Analysis

Sometimes spelled Demodocus. This guy is the Phaiakians' blind bard, and he's traditionally been thought (without any real basis) to be a representation of Homer himself. He's a major reason that we think of Homer as blind.

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