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The Margites, a comic mock-epic commonly attributed to Homer, is about an idiot named "Margites" (Gk. margos "stupid") who was so dense he didn't know which parent had given birth to him. Though famous in antiquity, there are now only small fragments and quotes of this work, which is written in mixed hexameter and iambic lines.

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