“The man was born for trouble.” — Homer, The Odyssey

“Believed to have been blind and unable to write his name, Homer (c. eighth century BC) is credited with the composition of the Iliad and the Odyssey, books one and two of the Western Canon.” — Lapham, Lewis H., editor. Lapham’s Quarterly. Volume 1.1.

Raphael. Homer. The Parnassus. 1511. Fresco..jpg
Raphael. “Homer.” The Parnassus. 1511. Fresco.