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→ 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. 394-406: Achilles reminds Thetis how she had once sent the giant Briareus to defend Jupiter against Minerva, Juno and Neptune who wanted to bind him
John Flaxman's Umrisse zu Homer's Ilias und Odyssee, gestochen von E. Riepenhausen, plate 2
circa 1793