Book 1 of the Iliad in Greek
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Book 1 of the Iliad in Greek
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Proem: Achilles' deadly wrath
Achilles calls an assembly
Achilles and Agamemnon argue
Athena intervenes to prevent bloodshed
Nestor offers words of wisdom and catalogs the heroes of old
Agamemnon takes Briseis from Achilles, who cries to his mother
Achilles summarizes the story for Thetis
Chryses' daughter is returned to him by Odysseus
Thetis persuades Zeus to let the Trojans prevail
Hera argues with Zeus; Hephaestus intervenes