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What is interesting about these mythical epidemics, in relation to our present is what they reveal about the characters of the political leaders, Agamemnon and Oedipus.
Agamemnon eventually agrees to return the woman, but he’ll grab Achilles’ enslaved captive, Briseis, in compensation, enraging Achilles and prompting his prolonged sulk in his tent.
We amplified the scene with Agamemnon to let people understand that Achilles is not acting out of pettiness.
When Paris kills Agamemnon in one of the film's final scenes, it's enough to make you spit out your soda.
About nine o'clock one black ball was run up to the fore of the Agamemnon and a gun was fired to enforce attention to the signal.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
Nelson being with the troops, the "Agamemnon" with some frigates was anchored north of the city, Hood with his ships south of it.
My heart is almost broke to find the Agamemnon lying here, little better than a wreck.
The "Princess Royal" and "Agamemnon," which came next, could only engage at long range.
Immediately behind the "Agamemnon" came the "Britannia," carrying Hotham's flag.
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In classical mythology, the king who led the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War (see also 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.