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What was the cause of the quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles in The Iliad?

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What was the cause of the quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles in The Iliad?

The Iliad:

The Iliad is an epic poem by Homer about the last weeks of the Trojan War, which was a battle between the Greeks and Trojans. The story opens with a conflict between Agamemnon and Achilles that is greatly affecting the war.

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In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight for Agamemnon because he feels betrayed that his war prize, which was a woman name Breseis, had to be...

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Agamemnon vs. Achilles in The Iliad: Relationship & Differences

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