We amplified the scene with Agamemnon to let people understand that Achilles is not acting out of pettiness.
So Agamemnon takes refuge in a long story, throwing the blame of his conduct on Destiny.
This was the chief of all the hosts, Agamemnon, king of Mycenae and Argos.
Solomon John proposed that they should open the window, which Agamemnon could do with his long arms.
The Agamemnon, the Oedipus, the Bacchae are not to be explained wholly by them.
Agamemnon was a son of Atreus according to Homer, and was the brother of Menelaus.
Jove sends a dream to Agamemnon, in consequence of which he re-assembles the army.
The Trojans proceed to the battle, while Agamemnon exhorts the chieftains of the Greeks.
But Agamemnon first rushed on, for he wished to fight far before all.
Agamemnon, on the contrary—also not presented to us till after the death of Ajax—is but a boisterous tyrant 372.
In classical mythology, the king who led the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War. To obtain favorable winds for the Greek fleet sailing to Troy, Agamemnon sacrificed his daughter Iphigenia to the goddess Artemis and so came under a curse. After he returned home victorious, he was murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus.