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  • Quarrel of Achilles with Agamemnon and the Greek army - Agamemnon, having been compelled to give up his prize Chryseis, takes Briseis from Achilles - Thereupon Achilles appeals to his mother Thetis, who obtains from Zeus a promise that he will give victory to the Trojans until the Greeks pay due honour to her son - Meanwhile Achilles takes no part in the war.
  • Agamemnon is persuaded by a dream sent from Zeus to take the field with all his forces.
  • Agamemnon sends an embassy by night, offering Achilles restitution and full amends - Achilles refuses.
  • Thus in 1816 he had published a translation of the Agamemnon of Aeschylus, and in 1817 corrections and additions to Adelung's Mithridates, that famous collection of specimens of the various languages and dialects of the world.
  • ORESTES, in Greek legend, son of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra.

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