Who is Agamemnon in The Iliad?


Who is Agamemnon in The Iliad?

The Iliad:

The Iliad is one of the first known works of Greek literature. It tells the story of Achilles in the last year of the Trojan war. The Iliad is traditionally attributed to Homer along with the Odyssey, although the Odyssey appears significantly more modern.

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In the Iliad Agamemnon is the older brother of Menelaus, the king of Mycenae and the leader of the Greek army. He is also Achilles' antagonist and the...

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Agamemnon vs. Achilles in The Iliad: Relationship & Differences

from The Iliad Study Guide

Chapter 4 / Lesson 8

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