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Wait,what? That's it? Where was the wooden horse and all that other cool shit?

>> No.12940183

The Homeric cycle was made up of several other poems that we've lost.

>> No.12940191

The story of the Trojan Horse is referenced in Book II of the Aeneid. Granted, the Aeneid was written centuries later in Latin instead of Greek but it sheds light on the Homeric origin of the story like >>12940183 said.

>> No.12940246

... it was also referenced in the odyssey

>> No.12940256

Oops, we fucking lost five epics of the cycle

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hahah good thing we live in the modern era and we won't lose things like that anymore -
>the museum in brazil
>the notre dame cathedral

>> No.12940299

everything is lost eventually (that includes you & i).

>> No.12940309

Narrated in a flashback in the Odyssey by Odisseus.

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