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LITERATURE
Ancient
→ Homer → Iliad → Book I: Agamemnon has to return Chryseis to her father and takes instead Briseis, who had been promised to Achilles, causing his wrath → vv. 11-32: Chryses offers ransom for his daughter Chryseis, but Agamemnon refuses to accept it
Vatican City,
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Vat. gr. 1626, fol. 1v (Book I)
1477
Vatican City,
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Vat. gr. 1626, fol. 2r (Book I)
1477