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Parts of P.Oxy. LII 3679, 3rd century, containing fragments of Plato's Republic. Many accounts of Homer's life circulated in classical antiquity, the most prevalent being that he was a blind bard from Ionia, in present-day Turkey. His biography, written by Pseudo-Herodotus is now considered legend, the story of a blind man trapped in eternal darkness, being led to a… Continue reading Havelock in the Boondocks